HC Deb 22 July 1980 vol 989 c672W
Mr. Park

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the current state of the redundancy fund; and how this compares with the position since 1974.

Mr. Jim Lester

At the end of June 1980 the fund was in surplus in the sum of £1369 million. The corresponding figure for each of the last six years was:

June 74 17.4m
June 75 6.4m
June 76 7.6m
June 77 132m
June 78 51.8m
June 79 103.0m