Mr. Edward M. Taylor
asked the Minister of Labour how many persons were unemployed in Scotland at the last available date; and how many positions were unfilled.
§ Mrs. Shirley Williams
The provisional total number registered as unemployed in Scotland at 10th October, 1966, was 67,282. At 5th October, 1966, 18,448 notified vacancies remained unfilled at Employment Exchanges and Youth Employment Offices in Scotland.