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Fishing

Volume 127: debated on Friday 19 February 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people have been employed in the fishing industry in the ports of Ardglass and Kilkeel in each of the last 10 years.

The information is as follows:

Full-timePart-timeTotal
Ardglass
1978n/an/an/a
197916258220
1980n/an/an/a
198120561266
198221958277
198321557272
198422449273
198525760317
198626558323
198725954313
Kilkeel
1978n/an/an/a
1979587226813
1980n/an/an/a
1981656168824
1982729220949
19839322161,148
19849282561,184
19858552321,087
19868482201,068
19879962101,206

No records are held for 1978 or 1980 as their compilation did not become a regular annual exercise until 1981.