HC Deb 14 October 1991 vol 196 c101W
Mr. Rowlands

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what estimate his Department has made of the number of people currently employed in the brick-making industry; and what was the figure in 1983, 1985, 1987 and 1989.

Mr. Jackson

The number of employees in employment in the manufacture of building products of concrete, cement or plaster, including bricks, in Great Britain are as follows:

Group 243 (SIC 80)
June 19831 41.7
July 1985 43.8
July 1987 35.7
July 1989 39.2
July 1991 38.9
1Figures are not available for July 1983.

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