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Highland Counties

Volume 526: debated on Tuesday 6 April 1954

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asked the Minister of Labour the main occupations of the population in the seven Highland counties, the approximate number in each and especially the number employed in the building trade.

The available statistics relate to employees only (i.e., they exclude employers and workers on their own account) and they have been analysed on the basis of "industry" but not of "occupation." The following table gives the latest available figures:neither of the two dates mentioned were there any knitted glove workers included in the hosiery workers registered as unemployed or on short time.