HC Deb 22 June 1994 vol 245 c222W
Mr. Gapes

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

Miss Widdecombe

The available information is given in the following table:

Employees in manufacturing industry
Greater London Redbridge
September 1981 681 13
September 1991 359 6
December 1993 322 1
1Not available.

Between 1981 and 1993 manufacturing output in the United Kingdom rose by 21.5 per cent.