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Building Workers

Volume 895: debated on Thursday 17 July 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many vacancies for a killed building workers have been notified to his Department in West Central Scotland; and what is the total number of unemployed skilled building workers in that region.

CONSTRUCTION: UNEMPLOYED AND NOTIFIED UNFILLED VACANCIES IN WEST CENTRAL SCOTLAND AT JUNE 1975
UnemployedNotified unfilled vacancies
Site and other managers, agents and clerks of works, general foremen (building and civil engineering)14110
Carpenters and joiners (construction sites and maintenance)34549
Maintenance fitters (non-electrical) plant and industrial machinery5421
Electricians (installation and maintenance) premises and ships17919
Cable jointers and linesmen62
Plumbers, pipe fitters19922
Heating and ventilating engineering fitters224
Gas fitters13
Steel erectors861
Scaffolders, stagers518
Steel benders, bar benders and fixers913
Painters and decorators28447
Bricklayers18434
Fixer/walling masons2
Plasterers8717
Floor and wall tilers, terrazzo workers51
Roofers and slaters12138
Glaziers183
Asphalt and bitumen road surfacers20
Other roadmen221
Concrete erectors/assemblers12
Concrete levellers/screeders20
Mains and service layers and pipe jointers (gas, water, drainage, oil)15
Mechanical plant drivers/operators (earth moving and civil engineering)9817
Crane drivers/operators733
Fork lift and other mechanical truck drivers/operators461
All other occupations, including labourers7,989324
Total10,127626