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Motor Vehicles And Components

Volume 885: debated on Wednesday 5 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the numbers of people currently employed in the car industry and the numbers indirectly employed by the industry in the manufacturing of components.

At November 1974 the estimated number of employees in employment in Great Britain in motor vehicle manufacturing—Minimum List Heading 381 of the Standard Industrial Classification—was 493,800. This minimum list heading includes the manufacture of some parts and accessories made of metal. Those employed in the manufacture of electrical equipment and of parts made of asbestos, glass, rubber or plastics are appropriate to other headings and are not identified separately.