HC Deb 16 May 1990 vol 172 c423W
Mr. Stern

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what has been the change in employment in docks since the abolition of the dock labour scheme.

Mr. McLoughlin

At the time of abolition there were 9,223 registered dock workers. To date, 4,734 redundancies have been notified to this Department under the compensation payments scheme.