HC Deb 30 October 1990 vol 178 cc426-7W
Mr. Nicholas Winterton

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many jobs have been lost in the textile and clothing industries in each of the last 12 months.

Mr. Jackson

[pursuant to his reply, 24 October 1990, c. 240]I regret that my reply of 24 October 1990 contained two incorrect figures. The correct information is set out hereafter.

Employers in textile and clothing industries Textiles and clothing excluding footwear (Great Britain)
Net monthly change (thousands)
August 5.8
September 0.2
October -1.1

Net monthly change (thousands)
November 1.1
December -3.2
January -0.6
February -5.9
March -0.5
April -0.8
May -0.3
June -0.7
July 1.4
August -0.8