§ Mr. Sillars
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the male and female job losses and gains by employment sector categories, in the South-West of Scotland since the publication of the document, "Strategy for South-West Scotland".
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
My Department has no way of identifying all job gains and losses. While we can measure the net changes in employment between the mid-year dates for which local employment estimates are compiled, the estimates for mid-1971 will not be available until later this year.