HC Deb 30 January 1992 vol 202 c657W
16. Mr. Dover

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on current levels of employment in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Needham

At September 1991, the latest date for which figures are available, there were an estimated 523,350 employees in employment. This represents an increase of almost 22,000 over the past five years.