§ 18. Mr. Madden
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what estimates has he made of unemployment arising from technology over the next decade.
§ 21. Mr. Gwilym Roberts
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the latest figures available for the number of jobs lost due to technological change; how this rate of job loss is changing; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Booth
No estimates of this kind are available. However, the Government have put in hand research into the implications for employment of prospective technological developments and will adopt whatever manpower and other economic measures may be required to achieve and maintain a high and stable level of employment.