HC Deb 09 March 1972 vol 832 cc382-3W
Mr. Peter Rees

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will break down into employment categories the unfilled male vacancies in February in the County of Kent.

Mr. Dudley Smith

Following is the information:

Industrial analysis of the number of notified vacancies for males remaining unfilled in Kent at 9th February, 1972
Agrciulture, Forestry and Fishing 73
Mining and Quarrying 2
Food, Drink and Tobacco 39
Coal and Petroleum Products 2
Chemicals and Allied Industries 29
Metal Manufacture 26
Mechanical Engineering 247
Instrument Engineering 26
Electrical Engineering 138
Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering 23
Vehicles 30
Metal Goods not elsewhere specified 85
Textiles 7
Leather, Leather Goods, and Fur 7
Clothing and Footwear 9
Bricks, Pottery, Glass, Cement, etc. 46
Timber, Furniture, etc. 115
Paper, Printing and Publishing 113
Other Manufacturing Industries 81
Construction 497
Gas, Electricity and Water 30
Transport and Communication 178
Distributive Trades 423
Insurance, Banking, Finance and Business Services 107
Professional and Scientific Services 183
Miscellaneous Services 347
Public Administration and Defence 107
Total, all industries and services 2,980

The statistics relate only to notified vacancies remaining unfilled and do not purport to measure the total unsatisfied demand for labour.