§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will estimate the number of people employed in local government in Wales, both in actual numbers and in full-time equivalents: and if he will express both figures as a percentage of the total population.
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
[pursuant to his reply, 25 May 1984, c. 564]: The information requested is given below: 62W
Persons employed in local government in Wales 1983* † Numbers (thousands) Per cent. Population‡ Number of employees (Full-time and part-time) 154.3 5.5 Full-time equivalents 123.5 4.4 * Joint Manpower Watch Survey No. 36 (December 1983). † Provisional. ‡ Registrar General's Mid 1983 Estimate.