§ Lord Jones
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many people are employed directly in the aerospace industry in (a) Wales; (b) Scotland; and (c) England. [HL4254]
§ Lord McIntosh of Haringey
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.
Letter from the National Statistician, Len Cook, dated 27 September 2004.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question about aerospace industry jobs in Wales, Scotland and England. (HL4254)
The latest available data, from the 2002 Annual Business Inquiry, show that the total number of employee jobs in the aerospace industry is 6,300 in Wales, 4,500 in Scotland and 84,600 in England.