§ Mr. Donald Stewart
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many redundancies were notified in Scotland under section 100 of the Employment Protection Act in each of the past 12 months.
§ Mr. Jim Lester
In accordance with section 100 of the Employment Protection808W
(b) other ranks at the latest convenient date; and by how much these figures in each case differed from the forecast strength at 1 April 1980 in Cmnd 7474.
§ Mr. Pattie
Strengths of United Kingdom personnel at 30 September are shown in the table below together with the forecasts for 1 April 1980 contained in Cmnd. 7474 in brackets.
Act 1975, the number of proposed redundancies in Scotland notified to my Department in each of the past 12 months was as follows:
November 1978 4,699 December 4,437 January 1979 5,766 February 5,363 March 6,404 April 5,712 May 5,298 June 9,621 July 3,495 August 4,628 September 5,472 October 12,557 Total 73,452
During the same period, notifications involving 15,703 proposed redundancies were formally withdrawn.