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Enterprise Zones

Volume 990: debated on Monday 4 August 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales when he expects to announce the details of the suggested free enterprise zones in Wales; and who will be responsible for them in Wales.

My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister announced on 29 July the names of seven sites for designation as enterprise zones, including a site in the lower Swansea valley.—[Vol. 989, c. 1312.] Responsibility for designating enterprise zones in Wales falls to me, and I am now discussing with the local authorities concerned the details of the lower Swansea valley proposal.