§ Mr. Ernie Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the average annual number of people in employment in Dundee in each year since 1974.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
Estimates on this basis are not available. But the estimated numbers of employees in employment in Dundee job centre area in June of each of the years 1974 to 1978 were 91,168; 93,304; 89,981; 89,112; and 89,412 respectively; and for September 1981 the estimated number was 81,607. Consistent estimates for the remaining years are not available.