§ Mr. Pentland
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many employees in the Chester-le-Street constituency area have been made redundant as a consequence of firms reducing their labour force since July, 1970, to the latest available date, listing the industries involved separately.
§ Mr. Bryan
Redundancies involving the following numbers of workpeople in the Chester-le-Street constituency area have been recorded as due to occur in the period 1st July, 1970, to 11th February, 1972:
Industry Numbers Redundant Mechanical and Instrument Engineering 81 Metal Goods Manufacture 33 Bricks. Pottery, Glass, Cement 42 Other Manufacturing Industries 183 Construction 27 Hotels and other Residential Establishments 52 Other Industries and Services 20 Total 438