HC Deb 01 April 1981 vol 2 c106W
39. Mr. Bob Dunn

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his latest estimate of the level of local authority staff.

Mr. King

The latest available figures, taken fron the December 1980 return of the Joint Manpower Watch published on 23 March 1981, and available in the Library, are 1,694,585 full-time employees and 910,463 part-time employees, making a total of 2,605,048, or 2,053,079 full-time equivalents.