HC Deb 11 May 1964 vol 695 c4W
36. Mr. W. Hamilton

asked the Minister of Labour how many employees are currently employed on defence contracts; and what proportion of this total is employed in Scotland and London and the South-East Region, respectively.

Mr. Godber

In November, 1963, the latest date for which figures are available, 357,500 employees in manufacturing industry were employed on defence contracts. Of this total 8.3 and 18.0 per cent. were in Scotland and the London and South Eastern Region respectively.