HC Deb 20 March 1985 vol 75 c498W
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 industryNorth West region
December 115
March 112
June 113
September 113
December 110
March 107
June 107
September 108
December 106
March 104
June 102
September 103