Skip to main content

Short-Time Working

Volume 974: debated on Monday 19 November 1979

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many people in Dundee and Scotland are currently working short-time; and what percentage of those employed in each case they represent.

An estimate of the number of operatives in manufacturing industries in Scotland who were on short-time working in the week ended 4 August 1979—the latest date for which information is available—and the proportion of all operatives in these industries which this represented was published in the October edition of the Department of Employment Gazette. Estimates of short-time

authorities. I understand that the General Teaching Council is opposed to the promotion of teachers who have still to secure final registration.