HC Deb 22 July 1971 vol 821 cc326-7W
41. Mr. Millan

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the total number of persons in employment in Scotland at the latest available date, and the comparable figure for one year earlier.

Mr. Dudley Smith

At December, 1970, the latest date for which estimates are available, the provisional number of employees in employment in Scotland was 2,071,000. The figure for December, 1969 was 2,095,000.