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Ship Repairing And Marine Engine Industries

Volume 972: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he intends to make a statement on the nationalised ship repairing and marine engine industries.

The ship repair industry, both nationalised and private, will benefit from the proposed extension of the home credit scheme to conversions and alterations. The marine engine industry prospects are closely linked to those of shipbuilding, on which my statement of 23 July set out the Government's policy.