§ 24. Mr. Gooch
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what were the average weekly earnings of regular adult male farm workers in England and Wales for the year ended March, 1959, the value of payments in kind included in those earnings, and the percentage of earnings represented by those payments in kind.
§ Mr. John Hare
The estimated average weekly earnings of regular whole-time adult male agricultural workers in England and Wales were £9 14s. Id. during the year ended 31st March, 1959. This figure includes 6s. l0d. per week, or 3½ per cent. of the total, in the form of payments in kind.