HC Deb 17 February 1970 vol 796 c66W
Mr. Blaker

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the percentage rise in average earnings in the 12-month period to the latest convenient date; and by what percentage production rose in the same period.

Mr. William Rodgers

Between the third quarter of 1968 and the third quarter of 1969 average earnings increased by about 7¾ per cent. Over the same period the gross domestic product at constant prices increased by about 1¾ per cent.