HC Deb 25 May 1979 vol 967 c288W
Mr. Jim Marshall

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish in the Official Report (a) the total number of manual workers employed by local authorities, and (b) the total number of non-manual workers employed by local authorities on 4 May.

Mr. King

The latest date for which information is available is 9 December 1978, when local authorities in England and Wales employed 1,127,085 manual and 1,533,250 non-manual full and part-time employees, including police forces.