§ Mr. Trotter
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many employees in the United Kingdom are citizens of (a) the Republic of Ireland, (b) other European Economic Community countries, excluding the Republic of Ireland, (c) Australia, Canada and New Zealand, (d) other Commonwealth countries, (e) Pakistan and (f) other foreign countries.
§ Mr. Alison
Estimates of the number of employees by nationality are derived from the labour force survey and are subject to considerable sampling error. The latest available information, for 1979, is as follows:
Employees by nationality United Kingdom May-June 1979 Nationality Thousands Republic of Ireland 280 Other European Communities* countries 100 Australia, Canada and New Zealand 30 Other Commonwealth countries 210 Pakistan 20 Other foreign countries 150 All non-United Kingdom nationals 790 *Includes Greece.