§ Mr. Wallace
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will state, to the latest available date, the average wage in Norfolk, the average wage in the South-East Region, and the national average wage, respectively.
§ Mr. Bryan
In industries covered by my Department's regular inquiry in October, 1970, the average weekly earnings of full-time manual men aged 21 and over were:
The results of the New Earnings Survey 1970 published in the January, 1971 issue 154W of the Department's Gazette (pages 41 lo 44) included April, 1970 estimates for the standard sub-divisions of regions used for official statistics. I regret, however, that estimates for counties and other smaller areas within regions are not available from surveys made by my Department.
£ United Kingdom … … 28.05 South-East Region … … 29.05 East Anglia Region … … 25.90 Norfolk not available.