HC Deb 17 February 1970 vol 796 c103W
Mr. H. Boardman

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity what action she is taking to secure the continuing co-operation of employers in the Leigh, Atherton and Tyldesley area, in connection with the employment of disabled persons.

Mr. Dell

All employers who have an obligation under the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act, 1944, to employ a quota of registered disabled persons will be approached in the next few weeks to remind them of their obligations and to

Hourly Earnings Consumer Prices Industrial coverage of basic earnings data
Austria All workers 8.1* 3.6 Manufacturing, mining and quarrying.
Denmark Males 10.0 6.1 All activities other than agriculture, mining, quarrying, commerce and transport.
Females 11.3
Norway Males 7.3 3.9 Manufacturing, The figures for males also cover mining and quarrying.
Females 8.6
Portugal Not available 3.7†
Sweden Males 6.5 3.8 Manufacturing, mining and quarrying.
Females 8.3
Switzerland Males 7.3 3.4 Manufacturing.
Females 7.0
(a) (b)
United Kingdom Males 6.3 6.1 3.6 (a) Manufacturing, mining and quarrying (except coal), construction, gas, electricity and water, transport and communication (except railways), public administration and certain miscellaneous services.
Females 6.1 6.2
(b) Manufacturing only.
* Based on monthly earnings; hourly earnings data not available.
† Lisbon.

Source: I.L.O. Bulletin of Labour Statistics 1969, 4th quarter.