Scottish TUC

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th February 1981.

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Photo of Michael Ancram Michael Ancram , Edinburgh South 12:00 am, 5th February 1981

Will my right hon. Friend point out to the STUC that, bad as the Scottish unemployment figures are, the trend in Scotland is better than that in the rest of the United Kingdom? Does she not agree that the prospects for attracting jobs in Scotland would be much enhanced if the Opposition and the STUC would stop talking Scotland down?