HC Deb 04 June 1984 vol 61 cc60-2W
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:

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.

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