HL Deb 02 May 1995 vol 563 c112WA
Lord Blaker

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many people were employed in financial services in the United Kingdom (a) in 1990 and (b) at the latest available date.

Lord Inglewood

In December 1990 there were 629,000 employees in the banking and finance industry in the United Kingdom, compared to 558,000 at December 1994.