HC Deb 09 February 1981 vol 998 c273W
Mrs. Kellett-Bowman

asked the Secretary of State for Industry how many textile mill closures there have been from 1 January 1980 to 1 January 1981.

Mr. MacGregor

[pursuant to his reply, 5 February 1981, c. 200]: There are no comprehensive statistics, but I am aware of some 200 textile mill closures in 1980.