HC Deb 05 July 1971 vol 820 c290W
112. Mr. Grimond

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what estimates he has made of the duration and numbers of the unemployed in the construction and engineering trades in Scotland.

Mr. Dudley Smith

At 14th June there were in Scotland 25,301 persons registered as unemployed who last worked in the construction industry (Order XX of the Standard Industrial Classification) and 18,861 who last worked in the engineering industries (Orders VII, VIII, IX, X, XI and XII). Analyses showing the length of time for which wholly-unemployed persons have been registered are made only for all industries and services collectively.

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