HC Deb 31 May 1956 vol 553 c26W
Mr. Lewis

asked the Minister of Labour the percentage increase in the average wage rate for all industries since June, 1954.

Mr. Iain Macleod

It is estimated that between 30th June, 1954, and 30th April, 1956, the average level of full-time weekly rates of wages rose by nearly 15 per cent.