§ 40. Mr. Steele
asked the Minister of Labour what was the increase in the number of female employees of 18 years and under in the Southern and Eastern 3W Region and in Scotland, respectively, in each of the past three years.
§ Mr. Godber
Separate figures are available only for girls under 18. In the Eastern and Southern Region the number of girls in employment rose by 1,000 between mid-1960 and mid-1961, by 8,700 between mid-1961 and mid-1962, and by 3,900 between mid-1962 and mid-1963. In Scotland the total fell by 1,900 between mid-1960 and mid-1961, rose by 2,600 between mid-1961 and mid-1962 and rose by 4,200 between mid-1962 and mid-1963.