HC Deb 12 June 1961 vol 642 cc10-1W
81. Mr. Willey

asked the Minister of Labour what was the number of persons employed in shipbuilding and ship repair at the latest available date; and what was the number employed on the corresponding dates in 1960 and 1959.

Mr. Hare

172,800 in April, 1961. The corresponding figure in April, 1960, was 182,900, and in April, 1959, 194,500.