HC Deb 13 June 1995 vol 261 c444W
20. Mr. Milburn

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on inactivity rates. [26480]

Mr. Oppenheim

Inactivity rates in the UK are low, and activity rates are high, compared to other EU countries. Our activity rate is higher than any of the other main EU countries, and higher than most of the rest, the exceptions being Denmark, Finland and Sweden.

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