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Strathclyde Region

Volume 977: debated on Monday 28 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many redundancies there have been in the Strathclyde region for each month in 1979; and how many are forecast.

It is not known how many redundancies have actually taken place. However, I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that the number of workers involved in redundancies affecting 10 or more notified as due to occur in the Strathclyde region during 1979 was as follows:January, 916February, 551March, 1,264April, 1,332May, 1,364June, 1,597July, 748August, 1,666September, 2,935October, 1,101November, 2,612December, 5,345So far, redundancies in Strathclyde involving 3,937 employees have been notified to the Manpower Services Commission as due to occur in 1980.