§ Mr. Moynihan
Direct employment increased by 65 per cent. to reach a new record level of 36,500 in 1990 compared with only 22,000 in 1980, the earliest year for which comparable figures are available.
§ 26. Mr. Hayward
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy how many development projects were approved on the United Kingdom continental shelf in 1990; and what was the level of investment associated with them.
§ Mr. Wakeham
In 1990, 18 development projects were approved worth some £4.8 billion at 1990 prices.