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Docks

Volume 889: debated on Monday 24 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment which ports are not in the dock labour scheme.

The best estimate available is that at least 600 places might be defined as ports for the purposes of the dock labour scheme but are not covered by it. A very large number of these are not in active use, or could be used only by very small craft or are used only by fishing vessels.