HC Deb 16 July 1962 vol 663 c13W
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