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.