§ Sir W. Darling
asked the Minister of Labour how many registered medical practitioners are now reported as unemployed in Scotland and in England and 206W Wales; for how long they have been unemployed; and what steps are being taken to utilise their services.
§ Mr. Isaacs
The number of unemployed registered medical practitioners registered for employment at Appointments Offices on 14th February was 18 in Scotland and 42 in England and Wales. Thirty-seven had been registered as unemployed for less than six months; one for 11 months; and 22—including 12 Poles—for over 12 months. In common with other registrants at Appointments Offices these men and women are submitted for any suitable vacancies notified to my Department.