HC Deb 04 December 1979 vol 975 cc115-6W
50. Mr. Dewar

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the Scottish unemployment figures expressed as a percentage of the United Kingdom total last month, six months ago and one year ago.

Mr. Jim Lester

The numbers of people registered as unemployed in Scotland expressed as percentages of the United Kingdom total at November 1979, May 1979 and November 1978 were 13.2, 12.7 and 12.5 per cent., respectively.