§ Mr. Laxton
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average weekly hours of work for part-time workers were in 2001 in the United Kingdom. 
§ Ruth Kelly
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.
Letter from Karen Dunnell to Mr. Bob Laxton, dated 8 July 2002:
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question about the average hours worked by part-time workers in the United Kingdom. I am replying in his absence. (67219)
The Labour Force Survey (LFS) estimate of the average actual hours of part-time workers for the twelve month period ending December 2001 is 15.6 hours.