HC Deb 04 December 1989 vol 163 c88W
27. Mr. Mans

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many new jobs have been created in the private sector bus industry since de-regulation.

Mr. Parkinson

Between 1985–86 and the end of 1988–89, there was a net increase of 3,900 in the total staff employed by private bus operators, including former subsidiaries of the National Bus Company.