HC Deb 20 October 1981 vol 10 cc118-9W
Mr. Strang

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many notified vacancies there were in the Edinburgh travel-to-work area in each June of the past three years.

Mr. Alexander Fletcher:

The information is set out in the following table.

Number of vacancies notified to
June 1979 3,161 276
June 1980 2,931 144
June 1981 1,815 48
Notes:1. The figures are not a measure of total vacancies but represent only the number of vacancies notified to employment offices and careers offices and remaining unfilled on the day of the count.2. Because of possible duplication the two series should not be added together.