§ Mr. Cousins
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many jobs in brewing there were in each region and nation of the United Kingdom for each year since 1995. 
§ Mr. Andrew Smith
[holding answer 24 January 2001]: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.
Letter from Len Cook to Mr. Jim Cousins dated 15 February 2001:As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your question about the number of people employed in brewing in each region of the UK since 1995 (147009).The Annual Employment Survey (AES) provides information on employment for 1995 to 1998 for each region and nation of Great Britain. The AES may be accessed from the NOMIS database in the House of Commons Library.