HC Deb 10 February 1992 vol 203 cc399-400W
Mr. Hoyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will give the total number of staff employed by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority and British Nuclear Fuels overall and at their Warrington establishment in 1979, 1987 and at the present date.

Mr. Heathcoat-Amory

I am advised that the total number of employees at the two sites in Warrington—Risley and Culcheth—in 1979, 1987 and at the start of 1992, with the overall number employed by the UKAEA and British Nuclear Fuels plc are as follows:

Employed at Risley Employed at Culcheth Employed Overall
1979 4,075 240 26,743
1987 4,941 290 30,315
1992 3,717 438 24,644