- Posted by: Valerie Vaz MP
- Category: News
On Tuesday 29 January 2013 at Treasury Questions, Valerie asked the Chancellor about underemployment within the workforce.
“I asked the Minister that he would know that 70% of the jobs that have been created, the new jobs, are part time. The Office for National Statistics has said that over 3 million people are underemployed. I asked if the figure of one in 10 people underemployed was rising or falling”
For the link to Hansard click here: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201213/cmhansrd/cm130129/debtext/130129-0001.htm#13012943000396
The Office of National Statistics Report, People in Work Wanting More Hours Increases by 1 million Since 2008, can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/dcp171776_289024.pdf