§ Mr. Norman Hogg
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many unemployed persons there are in each of the following districts: Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Strathkelvin, and Bearsden and Milngavie; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
Unemployment figures are not available for district council areas as such. The table below shows the number of persons registered as unemployed on 10 April 1980 in employment office areas which are wholly or partly included in each of the districts specified.
each year since their opening, what profit or loss they have recorded, when both running costs and capital charges are included in the calculation.
§ Mr. Rifkind
The toll bridges on major traffic roads in Scotland are the Forth road bridge, the Tay road bridge and the Erskine bridge. The accounts of the first two are the responsibility of the respective joint boards, copies and details of which are available from the clerks to the joint 391W boards. Erskine bridge is the direct responsibility of my right hon. Friend and the information requested is set out below. Details for 1979–80 are not yet available.
Year Amount of deficiency £ 1971–72 696,724 1972–73 1,027,297 1973–74 1,180,530 1974–75 1,342,902 1975–76 1,890,320 1976–77 1,517,284 1977–78 2,203,163 1978–79 2,532,484