HC Deb 28 April 1981 vol 3 cc381-2W
20. Mr. McNally

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many redundancies have been declared in Stockport since May 1979; and how many of these have been in the engineering industry.

Mr. Peter Morrison

There are no comprehensive statistics of redundancies. But the number of redundancies, involving 10 or more employees, reported to the Manpower Services Commission as due to occur in Stockport employment office area in the period May 1979 to March 1981 was 3,586, of which 744 were in engineering—SIC orders VII, VIII and IX.

NOTE: The totals are provisional because the figures for 1981 have not been finalised.