§ Mrs. Clwyd
To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many new jobs have been created in each region of the United Kingdom in those industries where rates of pay were previously determined by wages councils in each year since 1992. 
§ Mrs. Angela Knight
I have been asked to reply.
Information is not available by regions for industries formerly covered by wages councils. Net job councils for Great Britain are given in the following table.
§ The Prime Minister
This morning, I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in the House, I shall be having further meetings later today.