§ Mr. Willis
asked the Minister of Labour the number of skilled electricians regis- 193W tered as unemployed in Scotland on 31st December, 1945, and at the latest date for which figures are available with the corresponding figures for Edinburgh.
§ Mr. Ness Edwards:
The following table shows, for 10th December, 1945, and 11th March, 1946, the numbers of wholly unemployed men aged 18 years and over registered at employment exchanges (a) in Edinburgh and (b) in Scotland as applicants for employment in the occupations specified:
- Edinburgh (including Leith and Portobello). Scotland Electrician, Wireman, etc. (including vehicle, aircraft and ship wireman) 2 9 74 125 Fitter, Erector, etc. (Electrical Engineering) including maintenance electrician 2 9 46 65