HC Deb 25 April 1988 vol 132 c21W
Mr. Dunnachie

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the latest figures of job losses caused by the removal or closure of American-owned factories in Scotland since 1979.

Mr. Lang

The estimated number of job losses in manufacturing units which were US-owned in 1979 with an employment of more than 10 in that year, and which are now closed, is 21,600.