§ 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.383W
§ 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.