§ Mr. John Fraser
asked the Minister of Labour to what extent have total wages, hourly wage rates and weekly wage rates increased in the two years ended 31st December, 1967.
§ Mr. Hattersley
During the period end-December, 1965 to end-December, 1967 there were increases of 10.4 per cent. in the Index of Average Earnings, 10.9 per cent. in the hourly wage rate index and 9.4 per cent. in the weekly wage rate index.