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Unemployed Persons

Volume 958: debated on Thursday 16 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what proportion of the unemployed in Scotland are under 25 years of age; and how this figure compares with the situation four years ago.

At July 1978, the latest date for which information is available, 45·8 per cent. of those unemployed in Scotland were under 25 years of age. compared with 35·2 per cent. in July 1974.