HC Deb 09 February 1984 vol 53 cc706-7W
Mr. Parry

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will assess the effect of the proposed loss of 1,100 jobs at the British American Tobacco factory on employment in Liverpool; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Alan Clark

The proposed job losses at the British American Tobacco factory in Liverpool are undoubtedly a further setback for employment prospects on Merseyside. The Manpower Services Commission will do all it can to help those workers made redundant to find new jobs, and all its advisory, placement, and retraining services will be at their disposal.

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