HC Deb 09 January 1996 vol 269 cc90-1W
Mr. Frank Field

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many adults work in the Wirral for(a) more than 40 hours a week, (b) for between 20 and 39 hours and (c) less than 20 hours a week. [7638]

Mrs. Angela Knight

Estimates of hours worked by local authority district are available only from the census of population for April 1991. The information relates to residents aged 16 and over in Wirral local authority district:

  1. (a) over 40 hours—16,100 (13.1 per cent.)
  2. (b) 22 to 40 hours—87,100 (70.6 per cent.)
  3. (c) under 22 hours—20,150 (16.3 per cent.).

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