asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many men were employed in the fishing, agriculture, forestry and steel industries, respectively, in Scotland five years ago, and at the latest count.
Following is the information for June 1972 and June 1975, the latest date for which detailed employment figures are available for Scotland:
|MALE EMPLOYEES IN EMPLOYMENT IN SCOTLAND|
|Fishing (Minimum List Heading 003 of the Standard Industrial Classification)||2·4||2·2|
|Agriculture and horticulture (MLH 001)||39·8||35·4|
|Forestry (MLH 002)||4·4||4·3|
|Steel (MLHs 311 and 312)||25·6||27·0|