HC Deb 05 February 1963 vol 671 c39W
Mr. W. Hamilton

asked the President of the Board of Trade what percentage of all the new jobs created in 1960, 1961 and 1962 as a direct result of the Local Employment Act were in Scotland.

Mr. Erroll

Of the total increase in employment estimated to arise from projects to which assistance was offered under the Act up to 31st December, 1962, 39 per cent. is in Scotland. I cannot say how many of the new jobs have already arisen.

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