§ 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 3W £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.