HC Deb 09 May 1960 vol 623 c12W
70. Sir A. Hurd

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food his most recent estimate of the average weekly earnings of farm workers in England and Wales.

Mr. Godber

The latest available figures relate to the calendar year 1959. The estimated average weekly earnings of whole-time regular workers in England and Wales in this period are: men, £9 18s. 6d., youths, £5 17s. 1d. and females, £6 8s. 2d.