HC Deb 29 June 1983 vol 44 c72W
19. Mr. Foster

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many jobs in manufacturing industry have been lost on the new town of Newton Aycliffe since May 1979.

Mr. Trippier

The only information available to the Department concerns the advance notification of redundancies involving 10 or more dismissals. This information indicates that 2,963 proposed redundancies were notified in manufacturing industry between May 1979 and April 1983 in the Newton Aycliffe employment office area.