§ Mr. Spearing
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people in the United Kingdom were in(a) part-time and (b) full-time employment, (i) with or (ii) without time-limited contracts or the equivalent in the years (1) 1984 and (2) 1992.
§ Mr. Oppenheim
Information from the spring 1992 labour force survey is given in the following table. Comparable estimates for 1984 are not available.
Employees working full/part-time on fixed term contracts United Kingdom - spring 1992 Full-time '000s Part-time '000s All employees1 '000s On fixed contracts 383 198 581 Not on fixed contract 16,249 5,063 21,316 All employees 16,632 5,261 21,897 1Includes small number who did not state full or part-time
Labour Force Survey-not seasonally adjusted