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Shipyard, Southwick

Volume 440: debated on Wednesday 23 July 1947

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether he is now in a position to make a statement on the future use of the Shipbuilding Corporation's yard at Southwick, Sunderland.

The Shipbuilding Corporation, Ltd., intend. I understand, to close tile yard at Southwick when the work at present in hand is completed in the near future. I am at present in close consultation with my right hon. and learned Friend the President of the Board of Trade regarding the future use of these premises.