HC Deb 09 April 1963 vol 675 cc146-7W
Mr. Dempsey

asked the Minister of Labour how many school leavers who left in June 1962 and December 1962, respectively, are still without employment, in Scotland and the United Kingdom, respectively; what percentage these figures are of the insurable populations of Scotland and the United Kingdom, respectively; and what is the number of young persons, male and female, registering at employment exchanges in Scotland and the United Kingdom, respectively, at the latest convenient date.

Mr. Hare

On 11th March, 1963, 193 out of 33,904 summer term leavers and 855 out of 20,093, Christmas term leavers were unemployed in Scotland; and 895 (out of 365,338) and 5,634 (out of 150,739) respectively in Great Britain. The unemployed leavers represent 0.05 per cent, in Scotland and 0.03 per cent. in Great Britain of the total insured population. 5,823 boys and 3,592 girls were registered in Scotland on 11th March and 29,626 boys and 19,647 girls in Great Britain.

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