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Nationalised Industries (Employees)

Volume 885: debated on Thursday 30 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will publish a list giving the number of employees of each of the nationalised industries for which he is responsible on its vesting date and the numbers since made redundant in each of these industries.

The information is as follows:

Number of employees on vesting dateNumber made redundant to 31st December 1974
Post Office (part-time employees counted as half)405,212400*
British Steel Corporation257,00022,530
* Estimated—precise figure is not readily available.