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South West

Volume 721: debated on Thursday 25 November 1965

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12.

asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what are his plans for creating more jobs in the South West in view of the statement in the National Plan that the South West has a large potential reserve of labour.

The National Plan indicates that the South West as a whole is likely to share in the national problem of labour scarcity in the next few years. The Economic Planning Coun- cil and Board will be considering how the fullest possible use can be made of the region's potential labour supply.