HC Deb 28 February 1952 vol 496 c167W
15. Mrs. Mann

asked the Minister of Labour to what extent the number of unemployed men and women registered in Scotland now shows an upward trend.

Sir W. Monckton

The number of persons registered as unemployed in Scotland at 14th January, 1952, was 70,000. This total was 26,200 higher than in July, 1951, but slightly lower than in January, 1951.