§ 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.