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Port Businesses in Wales

Volume 506: debated on Friday 26 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what estimate he has made of the number of jobs in port businesses in Wales in each year since 1997. (318908)

These figures are not collated on a regular basis or specifically for Wales.

In November 2005 the Department for Transport published a report entitled “Port Employment and Accident Rates” which stated that 74,000 people in the UK are working directly on port related activities either on or off the port estate.