HC Deb 04 July 1978 vol 953 c103W
22. Mr. George Rodgers

asked the Secretary of State for Employment by how many the numbers of people in employment have increased or decreased since 1972 to the latest available date.

Mr. Golding

The latest estimate of the number of employees in employment in the United Kingdom is for December 1977. It shows an increase of 318,000 over the corresponding estimate for 1972.