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Doctors, Nurses And Teachers

Volume 13: debated on Thursday 19 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many persons qualified as doctors, nurses and teachers, respectively, were registered as unemployed in Scotland in April of each year since 1977.

Information is not available in the precise form requested. The following table gives the numbers of people in Scotland registered for employment in the specified occupations in March—the nearest month to April for which information is available—in each year since 1977.

March of each year






Numbers registered in Scotland for employment as Medical practitioners1928433745
State-registered and state-enrolled nurses and state-certified midwives617656599657712
Teachers (primary and secondary)570946106911031518