§ Mr. Martyn Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people are employed in the confectionery, cake and biscuit industries in the United Kingdom.
§ Mr. Lee
In September 1987, the latest date for which figures are available, there were 129,000 employees n employment in the bread, biscuits and flour confectionery industries in Great Britain. The figure is unadjusted for the effects of seasonal variations. Estimates for the United Kingdom are not available.