§ Mr. KIRKWOOD
asked the Minister of Labour how many shipbuilding and engineering workers are now unemployed in Scotland?
§ Sir H. BETTERTON
The following statement gives the information for which the hon. Member asksINSURED PERSONS in the shipbuilding and ship-repairing, and engineering industry classifications recorded as unemployed in Scotland at 22nd January, 1934.
Industry Classification. Number. Shipbuilding and ship-repairing … 30,249 General Engineering; Engineers' Iron and Steel Founding … 19,870 Electrical Engineering … 579 Marine Engineering … 6,109 Constructional Engineering … 2,583 Construction and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Cycles and Aircraft … 2,151