§ 36. Mr. Douglas
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the numbers at present employed in the Royal dockyards and the anticipated outturn to March 1983.
§ Mr. Pattie
The present numbers employed in the Royal dockyards, as at 1 October 1982, are 30,655, and the anticipated outturn at 31 March 1983 is 29,500.