§ Mr. Buchanan-Smith
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what were the gross and the net figures for 1966–67 for emigration from Scotland both to England and overseas; and if he will publish a table showing the figures for each of the past five years.
§ Mr. MacArthur
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the net migration loss from Scotland in 1966–67 to overseas countries, and to other parts of the United Kingdom, respectively.
§ Mr. Ross
It is not possible to provide reliable gross figures from the information available on migration. The estimated net figures are as follows:
ESTIMATED NET LOSS BY MIGRATION FROM SCOTLAND Year ended 30th June Total To Rest of U.K. To Overseas Countries 1963 34,000 21,000 13,000 1964 41,000 24,000 17,000 1965 43,000 22,000 21,000 1966 47,000 22,000 25,000 1967 45,000 16,000 29,000