§ Mr. Cummings
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people of state retirement pensionable age are in(a) full-time and (b) part-time employment in the Seaham and Peterlee area.
§ Mr. McLoughlin
The area most closely relating to Seaham and Peterlee for which data are available is the parliamentary constituency of Easington. The latest available figures are from the 1981 census of population. The number of people of state retirement pensionable age in the parliamentary constituency of Easington working full time in April 1981 was 158. Figures for part-time494W employment are not available. Figures for both full-time and part-time employees by age from the 1991 census of population are expected to be released by the end of October 1992.