Skip to main content

Caterpillar Tractor Company

Volume 113: debated on Wednesday 25 March 1987

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

25.

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what further part he has played in the discussions concerning the proposed closure of the Caterpillar Tractor Company, Tammershields, Glasgow.

Since my meeting with senior Caterpillar executives on 20 January my officials have kept in touch with the Scottish Office and with the company generally on matters relating to the closure decision. In addition, my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Industry together with my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland, has met a delegation from the ASTMS parliamentary committee on this matter.

48.

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what further meetings he has had with representatives of Caterpillar in 1987; what subjects were discussed; and if he will make a statement.

I have had no meetings with the company since I last met senior Caterpillar executives on 20 January. My officials are, however, in touch with the company generally on matters relating to the closure decision.