HC Deb 06 February 1987 vol 109 cc838-9W
Mr. D. E. Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) what information he has as to the number of factory moves into the United Kingdom from abroad for each year since 1978 and as to the region in which they re-located;

(2) what information he has as to the number of industrial moves out of London, Birmingham and Manchester for each year between 1979 and 1986 and as to the region of their re-location;

(3) what information he has about the total number of factory moves within the United Kingdom for each year since 1978, and the annual number of moves which entailed re-location into Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and the North of England.

Mr. Giles Shaw

I shall write to the hon. Member as soon as possible and place a copy of my letter in the Library of the House.

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