asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) whether he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for 1970, 1979 and the latest available date the numbers employed in the different sectors of the engineering and allied industries including motor cars and motor car components;(2) whether he will publish in the
Official Report a table showing for 1970, 1979 and the latest available date the numbers employed in (a) the steel industry, (b) coal mining, (c) other extractive industries and (d) the different sectors of manufacturing industry other than the engineering and allied industries and textiles and clothing;
(3) whether he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for 1970, 1979 and the latest available date the numbers employed in the different sectors of the textile industry and in clothing.
The following table gives, for June 1971 (1970 is not available), June 1979 and June 1984, the estimated number of employees in employment in Great Britain in each available class of the 1980 standard industrial classification (SIC) within the production industries.More detailed analyses of employment estimates, by SIC group or activity heading, are available only from September 1981. The most recent figures, for December 1984, were published in table 1.4 of the labour market data section of the March 1985 issue of
Employment Gazette, a copy of which is in the Library.
Standard Industrial Classification 1980
Division or Class
|Manufacture of leather and leather goods||44||40·6||35·2||24·1|
|Footwear and clothing||45||472·8||397·7||270·4|
|Timber and wooden furniture||46||260·8||248·9||202·2|
|Manufacture of paper and paper products; printing and publishing||47||592·6||547·1||482·1|
|Processing of rubber and plastics||48||247·3||239·6||173·3|
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many people are employed currently, or to the latest date known, in hotels, restaurants, leisure centres, public houses, wine bars and brasseries, clubs, cafes, sandwich and snackbars, coffee and tea rooms, catering at tourist attractions, university and college catering, school meals service, hospital catering service (including those employed in private hospitals), hospital domestic services, contract catering and cleaning services, catering departments in the public sector, catering departments in the private sector, armed forces, police forces, prison services and fire services, catering education and training and consultancy, marketing, promotion and inspection companies and boards.
The Department's employment estimates are classified according to the standard industrial classification. The following table presents estimates of the number of employees employed in the hotel and catering industries identified in that classification, and in contract catering and cleaning services.
|Employees in Employment in Great Britain in December 1984|
|Restaurants, snackbars, cafes etc||181,400|
|Public houses and bars||248,600|
|Night clubs and licensed clubs||151,300|
|Canteens and messes||119,300|
|Other tourists or short stay accommodation||24,500|
|Contract catering and cleaning services||210,300|
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many men on Merseyside have been unemployed for more than 12 months.
The following information is available in the Library. It is provisionally estimated that there were 56,600 males in the Merseyside metropolitan county who had been unemployed for more than 12 months at 14 March 1985. The figure includes an estimate for those whose claims are not dealt with by computer.