HC Deb 16 May 1968 vol 764 c276W
51. Mr. Fisher

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity how many of the 5,000 Commonwealth immigrant voucher holders who entered this country in 1967 were professionally qualified people; and if she will give the numbers in each professional category.

Mr. Fernyhough

Of the 4,978 voucher holders admitted in 1967, 2,590 were professionally qualified. I will with permission circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT the numbers in each profession.

Following is the information:

Doctors 938
Dentists 41
Nurses 148
Professions Ancillary to Medicine (e.g Physiotherapists, radiographers etc.) 29
Teachers 565
Scientists 565
Civil Engineer 147
Other Engineers 276
Agricultural Scientists 81
Lawyers 29
Architects 31
Miscellaneous (e.g. accountants, economists, statisticians) 59