HC Deb 16 March 1993 vol 221 c199W
29. Mr. Win Griffiths

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment in how many standard planning regions in the United Kingdom full-time employment has increased since 1979 for(a) men and (b) women.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

Male full-time estimates are not available for the period requested. Since 1979 total male civilian employment has increased in East Anglia and the south-west. The number of females in full-time civilian employment has increased in the south-east, East Anglia, the south-west, east midlands and Yorkshire and Humberside.