HC Deb 10 May 1977 vol 931 cc467-8W
Mr. Bulmer

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many jobs have been lost in the meat processing industry since February 1974.

Mr. Golding

This Department's employment statistics are compiled according to the Minimum List Headings of the Standard Industrial Classification. Precise sustained fall in unemployment in Scotland or in other parts of the United Kingdom over the next 12 months. Much depends on international trade, on our success in bringing down inflation and of improving our share in the world market.

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