§ 45. Dr. Michael Clark
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people are employed in machine tool manufacture; what was the figure five years and 10 years ago; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Nicholls
The information is as follows:
Employees in employment Unadjusted, Great Britain Metal-working machine tools and engineers tools (Group 322)1 Number September 1979 110,764 September 1984 76,299 September 1989 74,796 1 Standard Industrial Classification 1980