HC Deb 22 February 1955 vol 537 c125W
58. Captain Duncan

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total amounts in wages and salaries estimated to have been paid in 1951 and 1954.

Mr. R. A. Butler

Total amounts paid in wages and salaries, as defined in the "Blue Books" on National Income and Expenditure, 1946–53, were £7,695 million in 1951; the provisional estimate for 1954 is between £9,250 and £9,300 million.