HC Deb 22 June 1972 vol 839 cc162-3W
Mr. Elystan Morgan

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the total number of redundancies notified in Wales in 1972 to date; and in which occupations these have occurred.

Mr. Chichester-Clark

This information is not available in the form requested. However, redundancies notified to my Department in Wales during the period 1st January to 16th June, 1972, involved the following numbers of workpeople in each of the main industrial groups:

Mining and Quarrying 310
Food, Drink and Tobacco 320
Chemicals and Allied Industries 130
Metal Manufacture 1,800
Mechanical Engineering 520
Instrument Engineering 410
Electrical Engineering 350
Vehicles 220
Other Metal Goods 390
Clothing and Footwear 120
Bricks, Pottery, Glass, Cement, etc 440
Timber, Furniture, etc. 150
Paper, Printing and Publishing 260
Construction 100
Distributive Trades 290
Other industries and services 290
Total 6,100