HC Deb 26 March 1986 vol 94 cc526-7W
Mr. Parry

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many workers were employed in the tobacco industry in Northern Ireland in June 1979; and how many at the latest available date.

Dr. Boyson

[pursuant to his reply, 11 March 1986, c. 439]: The number of employees in the tobacco industry is as follows:

June 1979 6,129
December 1985 4,215

These figures relate to producers with more than 25 employees.

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