§ Mr. Fallon
asked the Paymaster General whether he will estimate the number of (a) European Economic Community nationals and (b) foreign nationals working in London and the south-east.
§ Mr. Lee
Estimates from the 1985 labour force survey of the number of European Community and other foreign nationals in employment, resident in Greater London and the south-east region are as shown in the following table:
European Community1 and other foreign nationals in employment Thousands: Spring 1985 Area of residence European Community2 nationals Other foreign nationals3 South-East region4 223 379 Greater London 135 243 1 European Community 12, including Spain and Portugal. 2 Excluding United Kingdom nationals. 3 Including British Overseas and Dependent Territories Citizens. 4 Including Greater London.