HC Deb 29 June 1983 vol 44 c78W
52. Mr. McNamara

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many factory closures have been announced since 9 June.

Mr. Trippier

The only information available to the Department concerning factory closures in the period since 9 June relates to details of impending major closures reported in the press. These suggest that 20 factories could be affected involving 8,650 jobs, of which 1,700 are part-time.

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