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Rutherglen And Cambuslang

Volume 32: debated on Wednesday 17 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will take steps to alleviate unemployment in Rutherglen and Cambuslang, in view of its likely increase as a result of the partial closure of Clydebridge steel works.

We are already devoting considerable resources to tackling the problems of the area. As part of a special development area, industry in Rutherglen and Cambuslang benefits from the maximum possible levels of Government assistance. The Scottish Development Agency is actively encouraging employment and investment in the area—for example, through the development of the new Cambuslang industrial estate on the former Clyde iron works site at a cost of some 0·5 million.