HC Deb 01 July 1958 vol 590 cc81-2W
Mr. M. Clark Hutchison

asked the Minister of Labour what are the unemployment figures in the Edinburgh area at the latest convenient date; how these compare with the figures at this time last year; and how many vacancies there at at present on the books of the local employment exchanges.

Mr. Iain Macleod

4,480 at 16th June, 1958, compared with 3,278 at 17th June, 1957. At 11th June, 1958, there were 2,245 vacancies notified to employment exchanges in Edinburgh and remaining unfilled