HC Deb 01 August 1972 vol 842 c63W
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.