§ Mr. David Mitchell
asked the Secretary of State for Employment in how many cases of alleged wrongful dismissal the activities of conciliation officers have led to settlements, out of tribunal, involving payment of sums of £100 or less.
§ Mr. Harold Walker
In the period 1st October 1974 to 31st March 1976, 4,706 cases of alleged unfair dismissal, involv-818W
area covered by the Macclesfield Parliamentary constituency in each of the last three years; and how these figure compare with the figure for 1966.
§ Mr. John Grant
The Chairman of the Health and Safety Commission informs me that the total numbers of industrial accidents occurring in the Macclesfield Parliamentary constituency which have been notifies to Her Majesty's Factory Inspectorate during the past three years were:
1973 … … … … 300 1974 … … … … 281 1975 … … … … 208
Figures for 1966 are not available.
§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many women were: (a) in full-time employment and (b) in part-time employment in each of the employment areas in the Macclesfield parliamentary constituency on 1st January 1974, 1st January 1975 and at the latest available date; and how these figures compare with the figure for 1st January 1972.
§ Mr. Golding
Information about the numbers employed in local areas is compiled from the censuses of employment. The figures for June 1975 for the Macclesfield and Congleton areas will be available very shortly and I shall send them to the hon. Member. Comparable figures for 1974 are not available, due to difficulties that arose in allocating local authority employees following the reorganisation of local government.
Following is the information for June 1972 and 1973:
ing payment of less than £100, were settled by conciliation.