HC Deb 27 July 1993 vol 229 cc805-6W
Mr. Watson

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many women in (i) Scotland, (ii) Wales and (iii) England were economically active whose youngest child was aged(a) 0-four years, (b) five to 10 years, (c) 11 to 15 years, or had no children, for the latest year for which figures are available.

Miss Widdecombe

The latest available estimates from the winter 1992–93 labour force survey are given in the table:

1The survey does cover all part-time female employees, only those that are members of pay-as-you-earn(PAYE) schemes.

Source: New Earnings Survey