§ Mr. Teddy Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for Industry (1) if he will initiate an inquiry into the reasons why the percentage of direct investment from Japan to the European Economic Community which came to the United Kingdom has fallen since 1 January 1973;
(2) what was the percentage of Japanese direct investment in the European Economic Community which took place in the United Kingdom in 1981; and when the percentage of European Economic Community direct investment by Japan in the United Kingdom was last at its current percentage level;
(3) what was the total amount of net United States direct investment in the United Kingdom in 1981; and what percentage of United States direct investment in European Economic Community manufacturing industry this total represents;
(4) what is the latest total of people employed by Japanese controlled manufacturing enterprises in the United Kingdom; and what percentage of the United Kingdom employment in manufacturing industry this total represents.