HC Deb 14 December 1993 vol 234 cc539-40W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people were employed in manufacturing industries in the Greater London area on 1 November 1979 and 1 November 1993; and if he will make a statement.

Miss Widdecombe

Regional employment estimates are available only for March, June, September and December of each year. The numbers in manufacturing employment in Greater London were:

Employees in manufacturing: Greater London (unadjusted)
September 1981 681,0001
September 1993 338,0002

1Employment estimates are not available for Greater London as a separate standard region prior to September 1981.

2Latest information available.

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