HC Deb 30 October 1990 vol 178 cc427-8W
Mr. Vaz

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give the numbers of those employed in the footwear and textile industries per month, by industry, using the latest figures available, since April 1990; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Jackson

[holding answer 29 October 1990]: The numbers of employees in the footwear and textile industries are supplied in the table:

Employees in footwear and textile industries (Standard Industrial Classification 1980) Great Britain
Footwear SIC Group 451 Textiles SIC Class 43
April 44.7 208.6
May 44.0 207.7
June 44.6 207.1
July 44.9 207.7
August 45.0 207.2