HC Deb 27 July 1988 vol 138 c258W
Mr. Jacques Arnold

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the ratio between the number of staff employed by the National Dock Labour Board and the number of registered dock workers in the(a) Cumbrian, (b) Fleetwood, (c) Hull and Goole, (d) Bristol and Severn, (e) Aberdeen, (f) west Scotland, (g) east Scotland, (h) London, (i) south coast, (j) Cornwall, (k) Plymouth, (l) Liverpool, (m) Manchester, (n) south Wales, (o) Middlesbrough and Hartlepool, (p) Grimsby and Immingham, (q) East Anglia, (r) Tyne and Wear and (s) Wash ports board areas for each year since 1979.

Mr. Nicholls

I regret the information requested is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.