§ Mr. Barnett
asked the Minister of Labour what are the average weekly earnings of male workers in the Heywood and Royton constituency area, or for Lancashire; and how these compare with the figures for the London area.
§ Mr. Thornton
Figures of average earnings are not available for areas less than "regions". The average weekly earnings of adult male manual workers in manufacturing and other industries and services covered by the Ministry's half-yearly inquiries in the North-Western region were £17 11s. 4d. in October, 1964, the latest date for which information is available, compared with £19 0s. 1d. in London and South-Eastern region.