§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give a monthly breakdown of the numbers of people employed in the construction industry in the north-west of England in each of the last three years for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Alan Clark
Estimates of employess in employment by region are only available quarterly, the latest information relates to September 1984.
The following table gives, for the dates shown, the estimated number of employees in employment in the north-west region in the construction industry (division 5 of the 1980 standard industrial classification).
Construction industry—North West region Thousands 1981 December 115 1982 March 112 June 113 September 113 December 110 1983 March 107 June 107 September 108 December 106 1984 March 104 June 102 September 103