§ 69. Mr. J. Robertson
asked the Minister of Labour what were the industries in which 12,606 boys entered apprenticeships in Scotland, and what were the numbers of boys entering apprenticeships in each of those industries, during 1961.
§ Mr. Green
Following is the Answer:
Number of Boys entering Apprenticeships in Scotland in 1961 Industry No. of boys entering as apprentices Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 219 Mining and Quarrying 259 Food, Drink and Tobacco 179 Chemicals and Allied Industries 79 Metal Manufacture 474 Engineering and Electrical Goods 1,913 Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering 596 Vehicles 236 Metal goods not elsewhere specified 316 Textiles 239 Leather, Leather Goods and Fur 39 Clothing and Footwear 89 Bricks, Pottery. Glass. Cement, etc. 137 Timber, Furniture, etc 372 Paper, Printing and Publishing 333 Other Manufacturing Industries 50 Construction 2,978 Gas, Electricity and Water 95 Transport and Communications 201 Distributive Trades 728 Insurance, Banking and Finance 89 Professional and Scientific Services 206 Miscellaneous Services 1,450 Public Administration and Defence 329 Total all industries and services 12,606