To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if, in relation to the dock labour scheme, he will list (a) the estimated number of registered dockers who were expected to leave the industry by individual port, given as a percentage of the total of registered dockers as well as the actual figure, (b) the estimated contribution from the Government to the redundancy compensation scheme also by individual scheme port, (c) the actual number of registered dockers who have left the industry to date, by individual port, given as a percentage of the total of registered dockers as well as the actual figure and (d) the actual contribution from the Government to the redundancy compensation scheme also by individual scheme port.
The Government made no estimate before the compensation scheme was introduced either of the likely number of registered dock workers—RDWs—who would be made redundant or of the Government's contribution to their compensation on a port-by-port basis. The number of former registered dock workers at each scheme port who had been made redundant or had been given notice of redundancy by 9 November 1990, and the Government's contribution towards their compensation, are as follows:
Number of RDWs made redundant
Percentage of RDWs in port
Government contribution £
|Grimsby and Immingham||532||74||14,283,750|
|Tees and Hartlepool||454||93||4,336,125|