§ 33. Mr. Clelland
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the total number of employees in local government in England and Wales.
§ Mr. Robin Squire
There were 2,406,383 employees in local government in England at June 1992. This is the equivalent of 1,848,607 full-time staff.
Staffing levels of local authorities in Wales are a matter for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales.