HC Deb 04 May 1976 vol 910 c336W
Mr. John H. Osborn

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many men and women are now in full-time and part-time employment, respectively, and in total during the current year; of these how many are members of a recognised trade union; and how the position has changed from a year ago and six years ago.

Mr. Golding

At June 1974, the latest date for which estimates are available, there were 12,956,000 males and 5,658,000 females in full-time employment in the United Kingdom and 703,000 males and 3,473,000 females in partime employment, making a total of 22,790,000. The statistics of union membership do not separately distinguish those members who are currently employed, whether full or part-time, from those who are not.