Sunrise behind the Tata steelworks in Port Talbot. How many more will this factory see as a going concern?

Sunrise behind the Tata steelworks in Port Talbot. How many more will this factory see as a going concern?

The Huffington Post UK analysed Office for National Statistics figures that show how steel and other heavy industries have haemorrhaged jobs since comparable records began in 1978 – a span that has included Tory, Labour and coalition governments have been in charge.

1. Textiles: 350,000 Jobs Lost

2. Car Manufacturing: 330,000 Jobs Lost

3. Steel Making: 315,000 Jobs Lost

4. Coal Mining: 158,000 Jobs Lost

5. Farming: 142,000 Jobs Lost

6. Ship, Train And Plane Manufacturing: 138,000 Jobs Lost

7. Tin Mining: 52,000 Jobs Lost

8. Fishing: 9,000 Jobs Lost

Details here: How Steel And 7 Other Great British Industries Have Collapsed Over Last Four Decades

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