HC Deb 09 December 1983 vol 50 cc266-7W
Mr. Raffan

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many people in Wales were employed in service industries in March 1974, June 1979 and at the latest available date.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

No information is available for March 1974. However, the numbers of employees in employment in the Welsh service industries in June of 1974, 1979 and 1983 were 500,000, 571,000 and 549,000 respectively.