HC Deb 04 June 1996 vol 278 c360W
Mr. Byers

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was for each year since 1991 the percentage change in employment growth on the previous year for(a) the United Kingdom, (b) the European Union, (c) the United States of America and (d) Japan. [30161]

Mrs. Angela Knight

[holding answer 22 May 1996]: The information requested is held in the 1995 edition of "Labour Force Statistics 1973–1993" in table 6.0—"Civilian Employment". More recent data are available for countries that compile labour force statistics on a monthly or quarterly basis in the "Quarterly Labour Force Statistics Number 1 1996". These books are published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and copies are available in the Library.