To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the percentage change in employment in manufacturing industry for each region of the United Kingdom from 1979 to the latest figures available.
The latest employment estimates are for December 1989. The information is as follows:
|Employees in manufacturing in the United Kingdom Percentage changes June 1979 to December 1989, unadjusted|
|South East including London||-30|
|Yorkshire and Humberside||-31|