Yorkshire and Humberside

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th July 1981.

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Photo of Mr Frank Hooley Mr Frank Hooley , Sheffield, Heeley 12:00 am, 28th July 1981

Is the Minister aware that in Sheffield alone 16,000 jobs are dependent on the scheme? Is that not an appalling indictment of the Government's economic policy? Can the Minister give an assurance that for as long as the Prime Minister continues with her present grotesque management of the economy this subsidy will be retained unaltered so that thousands of jobs are not lost unnecessarily?