§ Mr. Gallacher
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what is the number of workers employed in Scotland on building and civil engineering in the following undertakings: coal, electricity, gas, petrol and opencast mining in June, 1947, and the estimated number to be employed on such work in those undertakings at June, 1948, in accordance with the proposals set out in Capital Investment in 1948, Command 7268.353W
§ Mr. Gaitskell
I am informed by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Works that the number of men employed in Scotland in June, 1947 on building and civil engineering work in coal, electricity, gas, petrol and opencast mining undertakings was 421, 324, 257, 287 and 932 respectively. With regard to the second part of the Question I regret that the information is not available.