HC Deb 02 December 1982 vol 33 cc303-4W
Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the number of people employed in manufacturing industry in Wales in September as compared with June 1979; and how many jobs were lost in mechanical engineering during this period.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

In June 1982 the latest date for which information is available, 226,000 were employed in the manufacturing industries. The corresponding figure for June 1979 was 312,000.

Figures for mechanical engineering in the same period are not available.

October 1979 October 1980
Powys 1.4 3.9
Gwynedd 2.1 4.9
Clwyd 2.8 8.0

Mr. Wardell

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what are the numbers of full-time working (a) males and (b) females aged 21 years and over in each of the counties of Wales in the following gross weekly earning bands (i) under £40, (ii) £41 to £50, (iii) £51 to £60, (iv) £61 to £70, (v) £71 to £80, (vi) £81 to £90, (vii) £91 to £100, (viii) £101 to £110, (ix) £111 to £120, (x) £121 to £130, (xi) £131 to £140, (xii) £141 to £150 and (xiii) over £150.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

The figures are not available for countries Information on a Wales basis is available expressed in percentage terms as follows: