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Abattoirs

Volume 227: debated on Monday 28 June 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people have been employed in abattoirs in (a) England, (b) Scotland and (c) Wales in each year since 1985.

The available information on regional employment in abattoirs is from the periodic censuses of employment and is given in the table:

Estimated number of employees in employment in Abattoirs 1 September of each year
EnglandScotlandWales
19848,1001,500200
19879,4001,400400
19899,0001,200300
19918,3001,500600
1 Activity heading 4121 of the Standard Industrial Classification 1980.