§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what was the capital per employee expressed in thousands of £. sterling at constant prices in (a) textile manufacturing and (b) chemicals in the United Kingdom in 1978, 1979, 1980 and 1981.
§ Mr. MacGregor
The information is as follows:
Gross Capital Stock at 1975 replacement cost per employee £000 Textiles Industries Chemicals and Allied Industries end 1978 14.6 33.9 end 1979 15.5 35.3 end 1980 18.5 39.1
Capital stock: Central Statistical Office
Employment: Monthly Digest of Statistics
Estimates of gross capital stock are on an ownership basis and therefore do not include assets held by manufacturers on lease from the service industries.