§ 46. Mr. Bill Walker
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give details of the number of individuals in employment in(a) north Tayside and (1)) Scotland, in December 1975, December 1978 and December 1988.
§ Mr. Lang
The table gives the available information. For Scotland for 1975 estimates are available only for June and for Tayside, North parliamentary constituency only for 1981 and 1984 from the census of employment. The December 1988 figure for Scotland may be revised when the results of the 1987 census of employment become available later this year.
Employees in employment Thousands Scotland June 1975 2,076.1 December 1978 2,074.8 December 1988 1,943.5 North Tayside September 1981 22.3 September 1984 21.0