§ 42 and 43. Mr. DAVID ADAMS
asked the Minister of Labour (1) the number of coopers unemployed in Scotland?
(2) the number of coopers employed in connection with the production Scotch whiskey in 1914 and 1931, respectively?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of LABOUR (Mr. R. S. Hudson)
At 25th January, 1932, the latest date for which statistics are available, there were 1,277 wholly unemployed men on the registers of Employment Exchanges in Scotland who were applicants for work as coopers. Separate statistics of the number of coopers employed in connection with the production of Scotch whiskey are not available.