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Proposed Factory, Brighton

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 5 April 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade why he is not prepared to grant a licence to the Melnick Selwyne Company, Limited, furniture manufacturers, to build a factory on the new Hollingbury Estate, Brighton; whether he is aware that such a factory would ease the unemployment problem in Brighton; and whether he will reconsider his decision.

The project does not satisfy the tests laid down in the Economic Survey for 1949 for new industrial building.