HC Deb 26 March 2002 vol 382 c791W
Mrs. Irene Adams

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many jobs she estimates are dependent on the aerospace industry in the United Kingdom. [43919]

Mr. Wilson

The latest figures I have are for 2000. DTI working with the Society of British Aerospace Companies estimates that the UK aerospace industry employed 150,000 and indirectly supported a further 200,000 jobs in the supply chain.

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