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Manufacturing Industry

Volume 174: debated on Monday 18 June 1990

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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
East Anglia-14
South West-14
West Midlands-32
East Midlands-18
Yorkshire and Humberside-31
North West-29
Great Britain-27
Northern Ireland-29
United Kingdom-27