Figure 1: Total UK public sector employment, March 1999 to September 2017, seasonally adjusted
Source: Office for National Statistics
- Sep 2008: Housing associations in England reclassified to public sector.
- Dec 2008: Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland moved to public sector.
- Jun 2012: English colleges moved to private sector.
- Dec 2013: Royal Mail plc moved to private sector.
- Mar 2014: Lloyds Banking Group moved back to the private sector.
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