§ Mr. Donald Stewart
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how much has been paid out in England and Scotland, respectively, in the last year in redundancy pay, compared with the previous year.
§ Mr. John Fraser
The following information relates to employees in respect of whom rebates to employers or direct payments were made from the Redundancy Fund by Department of Employment finance offices in England and Scotland. Payments made by the Finance Office for Wales which are known to be 106W relevant to South West England have been included in the figures for England.
TOTALS (TO NEAREST THOUSAND) RECEIVED BY THE EMPLOYEES CONCERNED FROM THEIR EMPLOYERS OR THE FUND Yew England Scotland £ £ 1974 65,072,000 5,197,000 1975 155,099,000 12.544,000