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Engineering And Shipbuilding, Aberdeen

Volume 498: debated on Thursday 27 March 1952

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asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that there is unemployment in the engineering and shipbuilding trades in the city of Aberdeen; and what steps he proposes to take to secure full employment in these trades.

Unemployment in the engineering industry in Aberdeen is inconsiderable and in shipbuilding it is not abnormally heavy. In both it has steadily declined since the beginning of the year.