§ Mr. Gourlay
asked the Minister of Labour how many males and females, respectively, have been registered as unemployed at the Kirkcaldy Employment Exchange for periods of more than three, six, nine and 12 months, respectively, at the latest available date.
§ Mr. Whitelaw
The following table contains an analysis by duration of the number wholly unemployed for over 13 weeks or more at Kirkcaldy Employment Exchange and the associated Youth Employment Office on 13th January, the latest date for which such an analysis is available.
Numbers unemployed Duration of unemployment Males Females Over 13 weeks and up to and including 26 weeks 141 102 Over 26 weeks and up to and including 39 weeks 61 61 Over 39 weeks and up to and including 52 weeks 40 40 Over 52 weeks 187 109