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Volume 982: debated on Wednesday 16 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will take further action to reduce unemployment in Wales.

The Government's economic strategy remains to bring inflation under control and create the right climate for investment and new employment. This will benefit Wales together with the rest of the United Kingdom. In addition, substantial resources are being made available to support the work of the development and promotional agencies in attracting new employment, particularly in areas affected by steel closures or de-manning.