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Manufacturing Industries: Drugs

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 28th June 2012.

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Photo of Gloria De Piero Gloria De Piero Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many people are employed in the pharmaceutical sector in (a) the UK, (b) the East Midlands, (c) Nottinghamshire and (d) Ashfield constituency.

Photo of Mark Prisk Mark Prisk The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

The manufacture of pharmaceutical products and preparations employed the following numbers of people in the UK, East Midlands and Nottinghamshire between 2008 and 2010. Employment data estimates for the Ashfield constituency and for Nottinghamshire in 2008 cannot be provided as this would infringe of the legal confidentiality rights of companies operating there.

Employment in the pharmaceuticals manufacturing industry 2008-10
  Nottinghamshire East Midlands United Kingdom
2008 1,600 44,000
2009 500 1,900 46,000
2010 1,000 2,300 45,000
Source: NOMIS, Annual Business Survey; both ONS

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