HC Deb 08 December 1989 vol 163 c428W
Ms. Armstrong

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the proportion of mothers of children aged five years to 11 years who are in(a) part-time, arid (b) full-time work for the latest year that figures are available.

Mr. Nicholls

Among women in Great Britain whose youngest dependent child was aged at least five years but under 11 it is estimated, using information from the labour force survey, that in spring 1988 just over 45 per cent. were in part-time employment and about 18½ per cent. were in full-time employment.

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