HC Deb 22 November 1977 vol 939 cc727-8W
Mr. Woof

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many redundancies, notified to his Department, took place in each of the economic planning regions of Great Britain in 1976; and how many were involved in each region.

Mr. Golding

I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that information about redundancies which actually took place is not available. However, redundancies which were notified to the local offices of the Employment Service Agency as due to occur in each of the economic planning regions in Great Britain in 1976; and the numbers involved in each of these regions is as follows:

Region Redundancies notified as due to occur Numbers involved
South-East 623 36,810
East Anglia 70 3,570
South-West 284 13,310
West Midlands 208 15,420
East Midlands 138 8,130
Yorkshire and Humberside 272 14,600
North-West 496 27,650
North 284 16,530
Wales 209 9,090
Scotland 367 21,850
Great Britain 2,951 166,960