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Development Area Status (Wales)

Volume 972: debated on Friday 2 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry on what basis the decision was made to downgrade the North-West area of Wales, with the exception of Ynys Mon, from its status as a special development area to that of a development area.

These decisions were based on the criteria prescribed in the Local Employment Act 1972, as amended by the Industry Act 1972.