HC Deb 11 February 2004 vol 417 c1479W
Mr. Paul Marsden

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many manufacturing jobs were lost in Shrewsbury and Atcham in(a) each year since 1997 and (b) each month in the last 12 months. [151362]

Jacqui Smith

The data for manufacturing jobs in Shrewsbury and Atcham for each year since 1997 are not available.

However the figures for manufacturing job losses over the past year month by month are as follows:

Month Total manufacturing jobs lost Companies where losses occurred
October 2002 129 RAPRA Leoni Wiring Eden Vale
February 2003 120 Perkins Engines
April 2003 132 Comau Estil Leoni Wiring Churchill and Bramhall
August 2003 37 Stadco Leaf Metals
September 2003 33 Scott and Newman
December 2003 79 Perkins Engines
January 2004 50 Doncasters


Job Centre Plus Telford

Where a month is not shown no manufacturing job losses were recorded.