HC Deb 17 October 1994 vol 248 c61W
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