To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many redundancies there were (a) in total and (b) as a percentage of the workforce in each (i) local authority area and (ii) region in each of the last 30 years.
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.
Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about redundancies. (93756)
Information in the form requested is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.