HC Deb 29 April 1987 vol 115 c134W
Mr. Peter Bruinvels

asked the Prime Minister if she will publish in the Official Report the total numbers of full and part-time civil servants employed in each year since 1970 up to the most recent date for which figures are available, indicating in percentage terms the proportion that each figure represents of the total working population; and if she will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

The figures are as in the following table:

it will not be possible to tell whether it calls into question the truth of the statements to which the right hon. Member refers.