Manufacturing Jobs (Shrewsbury and Atcham)

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 11th February 2004.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr Paul Marsden Mr Paul Marsden Shadow Minister, Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many manufacturing jobs were lost in Shrewsbury and Atcham in (a) each year since 1997 and (b) each month in the last 12 months.

Photo of Jacqui Smith Jacqui Smith Minister of State (Industry and the Regions and Deputy Minister for Women), Department of Trade and Industry

The data for manufacturing jobs in Shrewsbury and Atcham for each year since 1997 are not available.

However the figures for manufacturing job losses over the past year month by month are as follows:

Month Total manufacturing jobs lost Companies where lossesoccurred
October 2002 129 RAPRA
Leoni Wiring
Eden Vale
February 2003 120 Perkins Engines
April 2003 132 Comau Estil
Leoni Wiring
Churchill and Bramhall
August 2003 37 Stadco
Leaf Metals
September 2003 33 Scott and Newman
December 2003 79 Perkins Engines
January 2004 50 Doncasters


Job Centre Plus Telford

Where a month is not shown no manufacturing job losses were recorded.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.