§ 69. Sir W. Smithers
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer on an annual basis the increase in wages and salaries and in dividends since the appeal of February, 1948, to restrict dividends, profits and wages.
§ Mr. Gaitskell
Estimates of wages and salaries and on dividends and interest paid by companies and public enterprises were given for 1948 and 1949 in Tables 5 and 16 respectively of the last National Income White Paper (Cmd. 7933). Corresponding figures for 1950 will be given in the next National Income White Paper.