§ Mr. Ernie Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many people in Dundee and Scotland are currently working short-time; and what percentage of those employed in each case they represent.
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
An estimate of the number of operatives in manufacturing industries in Scotland who were on short-time working in the week ended 4 August 1979—the latest date for which information is available—and the proportion of all operatives in these industries which this represented was published in the October edition of theDepartment of Employment Gazette. Estimates of short-time42W
authorities. I understand that the General Teaching Council is opposed to the promotion of teachers who have still to secure final registration.