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Peyton And Calvert (Liverpool)

Volume 972: debated on Thursday 25 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry what proposals he has to provide alternative employment for workers made redundant as a result of the decision of Peyton and Calvert to wind up its Liverpool operation.

Liverpool is a special development area so the highest levels of regional incentives in Great Britain are available to encourage investment there. Our revision of regional policy is designed to give greater priority to such areas. The facilities of the Manpower Services Commission will be available to individuals made redundant by Paton Calvert to find new jobs or to train for fresh employment.