HC Deb 18 July 1967 vol 750 cc231-2W
Mr. Scott

asked the Minister of Labour by what percentage hourly wage rates and average weekly earnings rose in manufacturing and in all industries, respectively, between July, 1966 and the latest convenient date.

Mr. Hattersley

Between July, 1966 and April, 1967, the latest date for which earnings information is available, the percentage increases were as follows:—

Manufacturing industries All Industries and services
Hourly wage rates 1.5 1.4
Average weekly earnings (Wages and Salaries) 0.3 0.4*
* The corresponding seasonally adjusted figure is 1.5. (No corresponding seasonally adjusted figure is available for manufacturing industries only.)

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