HC Deb 19 December 1975 vol 902 cc804-5W
Mr. Wyn Roberts

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many persons were employed in local government in Wales in June of each of the last five years.

Mr. John Morris

The information requested is as follows:

1971 126,061
1972 129,824
1973 137,637
1974 138,339
1975 144,118

The earlier figures are taken from the Department of Employment "Gazette" The figures for June 1975 are taken from the Joint Staff Watch Group returns.