HC Deb 23 July 1985 vol 83 c446W
Mr. Gwilym Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish the numbers of home helps in Wales in 1978 and 1984, and the percentage change in their numbers.

Mr. Wyn Roberts

There were 3,463 home helps in Wales in 1984, and increase of 20 per cent. on the figure of 2,894 in 1978. The numbers are both expressed in terms of whole-time equivalents.