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Light Industries, Midlothian

Volume 527: debated on Tuesday 4 May 1954

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if his attention has been called to the intended closure of the Imperial Chemical Industries plant at Roslin, Midlothian; and if his Department will therefore consider the advisability of introducing light industry into Midlothian.

I am aware of the impending closure of this factory. The Government will continue to bear in mind the position in the developing coalfield area of Midlothian.