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Building Trades

Volume 895: debated on Monday 7 July 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many workers in the building trade are unemployed at present.

On 9th June 1975, 149,834 unemployed people in Great Britain last worked in construction.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement as to how many building workers in Scotland were unemployed at the most recent date for which figures are available; and what were the comparable figures for the same dates in each of the past five years.

On 9th June 1975, 19,149 unemployed people in Scotland last worked in construction. The corresponding figures for earlier years were 15,433 at June 1974, 16,018 at June 1973, 23,917 at June 1972, 25,261 at June 1971 and 16,943 at June 1970.