§ Mr. Barry Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many people are employed by the aerospace industry in Wales.
§ Mr. Nicholas Edwards
Current information relates to September 1981 when 6,512 people were employed in the aerospace industry in Wales.
Scheme Length miles (km) *Ready to start date Estimated contract period Estimated cost (land and works) £ million A483 Gresford-Pulford By-pass (Welsh element) 6.3 (10.1) Summer 1986 2½years 17.6 A483 Ruabon By-pass and Wynnstay Link 3.8 (6.1) Autumn 1985 2 years 17.5 A483 Newbridge By-pass and Whitehurst Link 3.8 (6.1) Autumn 1986 2 years 14.4 49.5 * Date by which engineering design and statutory procedures are expected to be complete. The actual start of construction will depend on the availability of resources.