HC Deb 05 November 1980 vol 991 cc569-70W
Mr. Ernie Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will list in the Official Report the amounts of gas flared

registered as unemployed in Rutherglen and Cambuslang, respectively, in June 1979; what are the comparable figures in these two areas at the latest convenient date; and how many of the three groups have been unemployed for more than six months.

Mr. Younger

Information is not available in the precise form requested. The following table gives the numbers of males and females registered as unemployed in Rutherglen and Cambuslang in June 1979 and October 1980.

tion in July 1980, the latest date for which this information is available.

from the Brent Field in the North Sea for each year; and how much has so far been flared in 1980.

Mr. David Howell

The information requested is as follows:

Gas flared at the Brent Oilfield (million cubic metres)
1976 36
1977 531
1978 1,598
1979 3,347
1980 (first 9 months) 1,020