§ Mr. Proctor
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will estimate the percentage of the British work force which is represented by the ethnic minorities; and if he will express the percentage and total work force in numerical terms.
§ Mr. Alison
Preliminary results from the labour force survey suggest that in 1981 there were 25,737,000 economically-active persons in Great Britain of whom 908,000 (3.5 per cent.) were identified as of non-white ethnic origin.