HC Deb 26 October 1995 vol 264 c736W
Mr. Parry

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the latest figures of people employed in the tobacco industry at the latest available date and the figures for 1990. [39286]

Mrs. Angela Knight

Available information closest to that requested is for employees in employment in the tobacco manufacturing industry at September 1989, 1991 and 1993. The information is provided in the following table.

Year Employees (thousands)
1989 11.4
1991 8.7
1993 8.0

Source: CSO.