HC Deb 20 January 1965 vol 705 cc84-5W
Sir R. Russell

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the value of the total output of the printing industry, and the average numbers employed in it during each of the years 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, and 1964.

Mr. Darling

The estimated numbers of employees in employment in Great Britain in the printing and publishing industry in June, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1964 were 372,700; 377,100; 387,600; 386,300; and 387,100 respectively. The value of the output of the industry was last measured at the quinquennial Census of Production taken in respect of 1963 but the results are not yet available.