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Company Closures (Manchester)

Volume 22: debated on Friday 30 April 1982

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

There were 141 closures of establishments involving 7,830 redundancies reported to the Manpower Services Commission as due to occur in the city of Manchester during the period May 1979 to March 1982 inclusive, including provisional figures for February and March 1982. These figures are not comprehensive; they exclude closures affecting fewer than 10 employees.