HC Deb 10 December 1987 vol 124 c248W
Mr. Kilfedder

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish in theOfficial Report data from the latest labour force survey showing how many residents of the United Kingdom (a) were born in the Republic of Ireland and (b) are citizens of the Republic; and whether he will include separate figures for the south-east region and Greater London.

Mrs. Currie

It is estimated from the 1986 labour force survey that, in spring 1986, the numbers were as follows:

Area of residence Persons born in Republic of Ireland '000 Citizens of the Republic of Ireland '000
United Kingdom 580 560
South East Region of England 290 250
Greater London 180 160

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