HC Deb 21 October 1987 vol 120 cc743-4W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what has been the total employed labour force in each quarter since January 1970; what has been the total working population in each quarter over the same period; what has the former been as a percentage of the latter throughout this period; and what has been the size of the change in both the employed labour force and the total working population each quarter since 1970.

Mr. Fowler

I shall reply to the hon. Member as soon as possible.