§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will set up a survey, in conjunction with the Manpower Services Commission and using young unemployed persons to undertake the survey work, to ascertain the age structure of employment by category of industry and employment office area.
§ Mr. Gummer
No. Data showing the age structure of employment by category of industry are available for small areas from the 1981 census of population. More frequent data are available for larger areas from sample household surveys such as the Labour Force Survey and some local information is available to the Manpower Services Commission through its contacts with local organisations.