HC Deb 05 July 1979 vol 969 cc666-7W
Mr. Tilley

asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether, pursuant to his answer of Thursday 21 June about the operation of the small firms employment subsidy, he will divide the numbers of firms and jobs into manufacturing and non-manufacturing.

Mr. Jim Lester

Of the 203 applications from small firms in the Lambeth inner city partnership area which had been approved 117 were from manufacturing firms and 86 from non-manufacturing firms. 184 of the extra jobs had been provided by manufacturers and 139 by non-manufacturers.