§ Dr. David Clark
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many farm workers are employed in each region of Scotland at the latest convenient date.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
The information required is shown in the table. The data is from the June agricultural census 1987:
Region Total employed Islands 968 Highlands 2,020 Grampian 5,603 Tayside 3,892 Fife 1,777 Lothian 1,892 Borders 2,724 Central 1,068 Strathclyde 5,724 Dumfries and Galloway 4,173
Region Total employed Scotland 29,841