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Company Closures (Islington)

Volume 22: debated on Friday 30 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many companies have closed down in Islington since May 1979; and how many jobs have been lost as a consequence.

The information on closures prior to 1981 is not available. In the period January 1981 to March 1982 inclusive, there were 19 closures of establishments, involving 623 redundancies, reported to the Manpower Services Commission as due to occur in the borough of Islington, including provisional figures for February and March 1982.These figures are not comprehensive; they exclude closures affecting fewer than 10 employees.