HC Deb 10 December 1986 vol 107 c221W
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.

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