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North East Coast Shiprepairers Ltd

Volume 895: debated on Monday 7 July 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he will make a statement regarding the progress of discussions with North East Coast Shiprepairers Limited regarding modernisation and development projects at its Tyne yards affecting both its efficiency and the welfare of the workers employed in the yards.

The Department's approval was given on 4th July to a development scheme at one of the NECS yards which will result in improved working facilities and better amenities for the work force. No other major schemes have yet been submitted to the Department, and smaller scale work does not require departmental approval.