HC Deb 30 June 1966 vol 730 c332W
Mr. Biffen

asked the Minister of Labour what is the estimated percentage increase in rates and earnings arising from the agreement to increase minimum rates of wages for adult male general labourers in the seed crushing industry.

Mrs. Shirley Williams

The increase in the minimum rate for adult male labourers following an interval of 14 months was 4. 6 per cent.

A corresponding percentage figure for earnings is not available.