§ 56. Mr. W. Hamilton
asked the Minister of Labour how many were employed in the betting industry in April, 1951, in England and Scotland, respectively; and what were the comparable figures for April, 1962.
§ Mr. Whitelaw
The latest figures available are for May, 1961. At that date workers in employment in betting in England are estimated to have numbered 32,000 compared with 27,500 at May, 1951. The corresponding figures for Scotland are 4,300 and 2,600.