HC Deb 25 March 1964 vol 692 cc126-7W
Mr. Malcolm MacMillan

asked the Minister of Labour how many men are now employed at the Fort William Pulp Mill; how many of them have been recruited from persons already registered in his Department's offices in the Highlands and Islands; and how many have been drawn from the Stornoway area and from the Barra and Uists area through the Oban Employment Exchange, respectively.

Mr. Whitelaw

Two hundred and seventy-three men are employed on the construction of the Pulp Mill at Fort William. Thirty-six were placed by the Fort William Employment Exchange including 7 from other areas in the Highlands and Islands. None have been placed from the Stornoway area, or from Barra and the Uists.