§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many people were working in the textile industry and clothing industry in each European Economic Community country in 1979.
§ Mr. Jim Lester
[pursuant to his reply,, 15 May 1980, c.44–12]: The available data are given in the following table. These figures are not fully comparable owing to differences between countries in methods and coverage used for compiling the statistics.
readily available, but the proportion of part-time workers omitted is probably just under one-third for females and just over one-third for males.