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Volume 979: debated on Monday 25 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many redundancies in the Bury and Radcliffe area have been notified to his Department since 3 May 1979.

From the beginning of May 1979 to 21 February 1980, 1,173 proposed redundancies involving 34 firms in the Bury and Radcliffe area were notified to the Department under the redundancy handling provisions of the Employment Protection Act 1975.During the same period 556 redundancies at 11 firms were formally withdrawn.