HC Deb 10 May 1962 vol 659 c74W
Mr. Stratton Mills

asked the Minister of Power, if he will give the percentage increase in the average weekly wage in the coal industry since 1937.

Mr. Wood

The average weekly earnings in the first half of 1961 were five-and-a-half times as high as in 1937. The figures for the second half of the year are not yet available.

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