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New Industries, North Wales

Volume 441: debated on Tuesday 29 July 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what progress is being made' in arranging for the establishment of new industries in the unemployment areas of North Wales, particularly the Nantlle Valley area, Caernarvon.

Representatives of the North Wales Development Council and other bodies in North Wales met the Development Commissioners in June to discuss plans for the introduction of new industries, falling within the terms of the Development and Road Improvement Act of 1909, to this part of Wales. It was decided that the North Wales Development Council should co-ordinate the separate schemes which were to be prepared locally for submission to the Development Commissioners. Various proposals are now in the course of preparation and the Board of Trade and the development Commissioners are giving any advice that may be required.