HC Deb 06 June 1995 vol 261 cc98-9W
Mr. Battle

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people were employed in(a) manufacturing and (b) service industries in each year since 1987. [26197]

Mr. Oppenheim

The information requested is provided in the following table:

Employees in United Kingdom: December of each year (thousands1)
Year Manufacturing Industries Service Industries
1987 5,191 14,904
1988 5,224 15,423
1989 5,190 15,819
1990 4,976 15,948
1991 4,607 15,723
1992 4,366 15,608
1993 4,353 15,795
1994 4,369 15,906
1 Seasonally adjusted.


Workforce in Employment series.

Mr. Milburn

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the number and proportion of (i) men and (ii) women in each region who were unemployed or economically inactive aged(a) 16 to 19, (b) 20 to 24, (c) 25 to 34 and (d) 35 to 49 years; and if he will also give the figures for (i) women between 30 and 59, (ii) men between 50 and 64, (iii) women over 60 and (iv) men over 65 years in each year since 1979. [26086]

Mr. Oppenheim

[holding answer 25 May 2995]: For years 1984 onwards, this information is available from the labour force survey and can be obtained via the Quantime LFS service available in the Library.

Mr. Winnick

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people receive from full-time work(a) £30,000 to £35,000, (b) £35,000 to £50,000,

Service Title of statement Last Updated Follow-up Procedure
Employment Service Jobseeker's Charter June 1994 Write to Chief Executive
Health and Safety Executive HSE and You January 1994 Write to Director General
HSE—Working for Employers January 1994 Write to Director General
Redundancy Payments Service Redundancy Payments Service Charter February 1994 Write to manager of relevant office

Responses to complaints are dealt with according to the time scales applying to other forms of inquiry from members of the public, as described in my reply to the hon. Member today.