HC Deb 27 November 1995 vol 267 c433W
Ms Quin

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will list the numbers in employment in(a) shipbuilding and (b) ship repair for each of the last 10 years. [2153]

Mr. Page

The available information is given in the table. The figures are taken from the census of employment which was conducted every three years up to 1987 and every two years thereafter. Ship repairing is not separately distinguished from shipbuilding in the census.

Employment in Shipbuilding1s in Great Britain
1984 90.2
1987 58.2
1989 51.2
1991 47.0
1993 37.8


CSO Census of Employment (SIC 92)

1Including ship reparing.

2Figures are as at September of each year