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CLIP 424

The Irish labour force in Scotland

The Irish labour force in Scotland

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Key Info
  • The Irish labour force in Scotland
  • Duration: 00:21
  • Two audio extracts quote the views of Scottish employers about Irish immigration. Both stress the importance of Ireland as a necessary source of labour. Broadcast in 2004 as part of the programme: Higher History, Immigrants And Exiles, The Irish In Scotland.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: labour market, Ireland, Irish, Scotland, history, immigration
Ideas for use in class
  • History Standard Grade, Unit 1 contexts A & B, Intermediate History 1 & 2, Immigrants and Exiles 1830s-1930s
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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