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Wool Textile Industry

Volume 21: debated on Tuesday 30 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what has been the change in the level of employment in the wool textile industry between May 1979 and the present time.

Between May 1979 and December 1981 the numbers of employees in employment in Great Britain in the woollen and worsted industry—minimum list heading 414 of the Standard Industrial Classification—decreased by 19,600.