Mr. Edward M. Taylor
asked the Minister of Labour by what percentage wages and salaries have risen since October, 1964.
§ Mr. Hattersley
Between October, 1964 and January, 1967, the latest month for which information is available, the monthly Index of Average Earnings, which is published in the "Ministry of Labour Gazette", shows that wages and salaries increased by 12.4 per cent. on a seasonally adjusted basis.