§ Mr. Gourlay
asked the Minister of Labour if he will state the male and female unemployment figures for the Kirkcaldy, Buckhaven and Methil, and Burntisland areas, respectively, at the latest convenient date; and what were the corresponding figures for the same dates in 1961 and 1962, respectively.
§ Mr. Heath
The negotiations for British accession to the European Coal and Steel Community were suspended as a result of the breakdown of the Brussels negotiations on 29th January. Relations with this Community have since been maintained in the normal way through the United Kingdom Delegation in Luxembourg and the Representative of the High Authority in London.