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Directorate Of Overseas Surveys

Volume 939: debated on Friday 18 November 1977

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asked the Minister of Overseas Development whether a final decision has yet been taken on the dispersal of the Directorate of Overseas Surveys; and, if so, what it is.

Yes. The decision has not been easy. However, in line with the Government's regional policy, and to help improve the job situation in one of the hardest hit areas of the country, we have decided that the Directorate should, as originally proposed, be dispersed to the Glasgow area.