§ Mr. Benyon
asked the Secretary of Sate for Employment with reference to the recently announced redundancies at Aston Martin Lagonda, what are the total numbers of male vacancies in the engineering and allied trades for the Newport Pagnell travel-to-work area and the corresponding number unemployed before these redundancies were announced; and what steps his Department is taking to help provide alternative employment.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
On the date of the June official count, there were 17 male vacancies and 18 men unemployed in engineering and allied trades in the Wolverton travel-to-work area, which includes Newport Pagnell. My local88W
officers have already seen most employees concerned and are doing all they can to assist them to find alternative employment.