§ Mr. Robertson
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the num- 652W ber of redundancies in the steel industry in Scotland in the years 1974, 1975 and 1976 to the most recent date for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Golding
I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that the numbers of redundancies recorded as due to occur in the steel industry in Scotland in the years 1974 and 1975 and in the period 1st January–31st May 1976 are as follows:
Year Numbers made redundant 1974 190 1975 420 1st January to 31st May 1976 1,010* * This figure is provisional.