§ 43. Mr. James Lamond
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the number of men employed in the textile industry in the North-West Region; and what was the number so employed 10 years ago.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
The estimated numbers of male employees in employment in the textiles industries in the North-West Region at June, 1971, the latest date for which information is available, and June, 1961, were 92,000 and 122,000, respectively.