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Job Creation

Volume 81: debated on Wednesday 19 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what proposals he has for increasing job opportunities for men, women and young people in Scotland.

Job opportunities are created by competitive and profitable firms, and the process of job creation therefore depends critically on Scottish industry's success in exploiting the opportunities afforded by the continued economic growth expected this year. The Budget measures were designed to stimulate enterprise, restore market flexibility and provide the low inflation environment in which such firms can flourish.