§ Mr. McTaggart
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will show the numerical and percentage changes for those in work (a) by age group and (b) by standard industrial classification order in Glasgow between May 1979 and the latest date.
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
Information for Glasgow is not available in the industrial detail requested or by age group. The latest available estimates for industrial groups within the manufacturing sector in Glasgow are set out in the table below.
Change in Numbers Employed Mid-1979 to Mid-1981 in Glasgow SIC 000's Per cent. III Food drink and tobacco -2.5 -12.4 IV, V Chemicals, coal and petroleum products -0.5 -21.1 VI Metal Manufacture -1.1 -43.3 VII Mechanical engineering -5.5 -35.7 VIII Instrument and electrical engineering *Nil 0.6 X-XII Shipbuilding, vehicles and metal goods -4.0 -14.7 XIII-XV Textiles, leather, clothing -3.0 -22.5 XVI-XIX Other Manufacturing -3.2 -16.8 III-XIX Total Manufacturing -19.7 -18.9 * Less than 50 people.
Note: The figures are derived from the Scottish Manufacturing Establishments Record (SCOMER) and relate to units with 11 or more employees.