§ Mr. Gwynoro Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many jobs he expects will be created in Wales in the next four years; and if he will give a breakdown as between male and female, and as between the regional groupings used in the Welsh Digest of Statistics.
§ Mr. Anthony Grant
The numbers of jobs in manufacturing industry which are expected to arise within the next 4 years in authorised new industrial buildings and in existing buildings taken over by manufacturing firms for the sub-divisions of Wales are set out below. These figures are based on estimates provided by the firms concerned in the projects.
Males Females Total INDUSTRIAL SOUTH WALES: West South Wales 5,850 1,750 7,600 Central and Eastern Valleys 6,150 3,250 9,400 Coastal Belt 1,300 900 2,150 Total 13,300 5,850 19,150 INDUSTRIAL NORTH-EAST WALES 4,300 1,450 5,750 NORTH-WEST WALES: North Coast 50 50 100 Remainder 1,400 550 1,950 Total 1,450 600 2,050 CENTRAL WALES 650 150 800 WEST WALES 650 50 700 TOTAL, ALL WALES 20,300 8,200 28,500
Note: Because of rounding adjustments, figures may not add to totals.