Regional Employment Premium

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 26th October 1977.

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Photo of Mr Gregor Mackenzie Mr Gregor Mackenzie , Rutherglen 12:00 am, 26th October 1977

It is not practicable to isolate precisely the effects of the withdrawal of REP, but the Government are confident that the employment-creating measures now in operation will have a greater effect in relieving the present high level of unemployment. Obviously, we keep the general employment situation in Scotland constantly under review.