§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many people are employed in the British(a) aero engine and (b) airframe industries.
§ Mr. Sainsbury
The latest official employment figures from the "Report on the Census of Production"—available in the House of Commons Library—show employment of 174,000 in the aerospace industry in 1990. The figures do not differentiate between the aeroengine and airframe industries.