HC Deb 09 February 1981 vol 998 c265W
27. Mr. Allan Stewart

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what is his latest estimate of productivity trends in manufacturing industry.

Mr. Baker

In the three months to November 1980, output per head in manufacturing industry was 4 to 5 per cent. lower than in 1979. However, output per man hour during the same period was only slightly down on the average for 1979.