§ Mr. Thomas Cox
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the present number of teachers registered as unemployed in each region of Scotland.
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
The numbers of teachers registered as unemployed in each region and island authority in Scotland on 6 December 1979—the latest date for which unemployment figures analysed by occupation are available—are set out in the table below.
Region Teachers registered as unemployed Borders 12 Central 65 Dunfries and Galloway 28 Fife 86 Grampian 113 Highland 48 Lothian 297 Strathclyde 429 Tayside 99 Orkney 2 Shetland 3 Western Isles 1 Scotland 1,183