HC Deb 26 June 1979 vol 969 c128W
Mr. Park

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many applications have been received under the temporary short-time working compensation scheme; and how many persons they relate to.

Mr. Jim Lester

As at 31 May 1979, 146 applications had been received for 32,386 workers to work short-time in order to avoid 14,381 potential redundancies being implemented.