HC Deb 11 September 2003 vol 410 c424W
Mr. Roger Williams

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what estimate she has made of the change in(a) turnover and (b) employment in the UK biotechnology industry within the duration of the farm-scale trials programme. [128699]

Jacqui Smith

In the agricultural biotechnology sector, the following statistics are available:

December Revenue (£ million) Employees
2000 160 1,147
2001 198 1,145


No other figures are available for earlier years.