HC Deb 17 November 1981 vol 13 cc75-6W
59. Mr. Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many people were employed by the British National Oil Corporation in Glasgow in 1979 and 1980; how many are currently employed; and what projections he has for employment in the British National Oil Corporation, Glasgow in 1982, 1983 and 1984.

Mr. Gray

The British National Oil Corporation employed 686 people in Glasgow at the end of 1979, and 948 at the end of 1980. Almost 1,200 are currently employed there and the corporation has firm plans to recruit more staff in 1982. Figures for later years are not currently available.

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