Private Sector: Yorkshire and the Humber

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 12th September 2013.

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Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Conservative, Harrogate and Knaresborough

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate has been made of the number of private sector jobs to be created in Yorkshire and the Humber in the next five years.

Photo of Michael Fallon Michael Fallon The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills , Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

I have been asked to reply on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

In their 2012 publication “Working Futures 2010-2020” the UK Commission for Employment and Skills forecast that between 2010 and 2020 the total number of predominantly private sector jobs is estimated to increase by over 100,000 in Yorkshire and the Humber:

http://www.ukces.org.uk/assets/ukces/docs/publications/evidence-report-41-working-futures-2010-2020.pdf

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