HC Deb 13 November 1967 vol 754 cc2-3W
14. Sir C. Osborne

asked the Minister of Labour what were the average weekly earnings of dockers in London and Liverpool, respectively, before decasualisation; and what they are expected to be now.

Mr. Gunter

Daily dock workers averaged £23 1s. 10d. in London and £20 12s. 9d. in Liverpool for the quarter ending 1st July, 1967.

The 1966 Devlin Report estimated that after dccasualisation if the volume of work d id not diminish dock workers would average nationally £25 or more. Post-decasualisation figures for London and Liverpool are not yet available.

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