HC Deb 08 July 2002 vol 388 c770W
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. [67219]

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.