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Electronics Industry, North-East

Volume 650: debated on Thursday 30 November 1961

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what plans are in hand for encouraging the development of the electronics industry in the North-East.

There are at least eight firms wholly or partly engaged in electronics in the North-East. My right hon. Friend would be glad to see more go there. The facilities offered by the Local Employment Act are available to any who are prepared to go to a development district.