HC Deb 02 May 2001 vol 367 c684W
Mr. Crausby

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps he is taking to protect employment levels in engineering. [159837]

Mr. Alan Johnson

Our framework for encouraging macro-economic stability, together with our policies to help manufacturing and engineering companies to invest, innovate and to grow, are the best way to facilitate the long-term success of the UK engineering sector and enhance the job prospects of those within it.