HC Deb 06 July 1983 vol 45 c116W
42. Mr. Alexander

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

Mr. Patrick Jenkin

The latest available figures for England, taken from the March 1983 survey by the Joint Manpower Watch, are 1,549,200 full-time employees and 866,164 part-time employees. This gives a total of 2,415,364, or 1,890,243 expressed as full-time equivalents.