HC Deb 24 February 1971 vol 812 cc141-2W
Mr. Oswald

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many home helps are employed in the city of Edinburgh; and whether he will state the numbers so employed in 1968, 1969, and to the nearest available date in 1970.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

Returns sent to my Department by Edinburgh Cor- poration, which is the responsible authority, show the figures as follows:

Whole-time Part-time Whole time equivalent
December, 1968 24 625 320
December, 1969 19 639 324
December, 1970 17 677 339