HC Deb 06 December 1983 vol 50 c125W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what change there has been in the number of people employed in the construction industry between May 1979 and the present.

Mr. Alan Clark

Between May 1979 and September 1983 the number of employees in employment in the construction industry in Great Britain decreased by 271,000. The figure is provisional.