HC Deb 25 May 1988 vol 134 cc190-1W
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

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