§ Mr. Gordon Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many persons were employed in the electrical engineering industry in Scotland in (a) June 1974 and (b) June 1975.
§ Mr. John Fraser
At June 1974, the most recent date for which the precise figures requested are available, the estimated880W number of employees in employment in electrical engineering in Scotland was 59,600. Information relating to June 1975 for the broader group, engineering and allied industries, is available from the new quarterly employment series. At June 1974 the estimated number of employees in employment in Scotland, in this broader group, was 286,400, and the provisional estimate for June 1975 was 276,400.