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Labour Force Survey

Volume 124: debated on Thursday 10 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish in the Official Report data from the latest labour force survey showing how many residents of the United Kingdom (a) were born in the Republic of Ireland and (b) are citizens of the Republic; and whether he will include separate figures for the south-east region and Greater London.

It is estimated from the 1986 labour force survey that, in spring 1986, the numbers were as follows:

Area of residencePersons born in Republic of Ireland '000Citizens of the Republic of Ireland '000
United Kingdom580560
South East Region of England290250
Greater London180160