§ Mr. Bruce-Gardyne
asked the Minister of Labour what was the total number of persons employed in manufacturing industry, and in catering, respectively, and the percentage which each figure represented of the total insured population, in each of the following employment exchange areas, namely, Perth, Forfar, Jedburgh sub-office, Stirling, St. Andrews, Kelso sub-office, Sanquhar, Troon, Galashiels, and Hawick, at the latest date for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Fernyhough
Only very broad estimates of the numbers of employees in individual industries in local areas can 31W be provided. The following table gives the estimated numbers in manufacturing industries and in catering rounded to the
ESTIMATED NUMBERS OF EMPLOYEES (EMPLOYED AND UNEMPLOYED) AT MID-1966 IN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES (ORDERS III TO XVI OF THE STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION) AND IN CATERING, HOTELS, ETC. (MINIMUM LIST HEADING 884) AND THE PERCENTAGES THAT THESE FORM OF EMPLOYEES IN ALL INDUSTRIES AND SERVICES Manufacturing industries Catering, Hotels, etc. Number of employees (rounded to the nearest 100) Percentage of all industries and services (rounded to the nearest whole number) Number of employees (rounded to the nearest 100) Percentage of all industries and services (rounded to the nearest whole number) Perth … 4,300 16 1,300 5 Stirling … 4,600 19 1,600 7 Sanquhar … 300 17 — 1 Forfar … 2,800 31 200 2 St. Andrews … 800 15 600 12 Troon … 1,300 45 200 6 Jedburgh and Kelso* … 1,100 21 100 3 Galashiels … 5,400 39 300 2 Hawick … 7,100 59 200 2 * Figures for Jedburgh and Kelso separately are not available.