HC Deb 27 February 1978 vol 945 cc103-4W
Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the latest estimate of the population of those living within the boundaries of (a) the city of Glasgow District Council, (b) the city of Edinburgh District Council, (c) the Strathclyde Region and (d) the Lothian Region.

Mr. Harry Ewing

The figures are given in the table below:

District/Region Estimated population at 30th June 1977
(a) Glasgow City District 832,097
(b) Edinburgh City District 463,923
(c) Strathclyde Region 2,466,316
(d) Lothian Region 756,246

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