To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people were employed in the tobacco industries in each standard region (a) in 1979, (b) in 1985, (c) in 1990 and (d) currently.
Information for the tobacco industry is only available for census of employment dates. The available information is in the table:
|Employees in employment in the tobacco industry|
|South east (including Greater London)||6||4||2|
|Yorkshire and Humberside||0||0||0|
|1 1968 standard industrial classification (SIC), minimum list heading 240.|
|2 1980 standard industrial classification, activity heading 4290.|