§ Mr. Winnick
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many redundancies in total have occurred in the West Midlands since May 1979.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison:
There are no comprehensive statistics of redundancies. The number of redundancies, involving 10 or more employees, reported to the Manpower Services Commission as due to occur in the West Midlands between May 1979 and September 1981 inclusive is 126,300 including provisional figures for August and September 1981.