HC Deb 26 April 1972 vol 835 c314W
Mr. Ashley

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the most recent figures for the average gross weekly earnings of men and women full-time manual workers in England and North Staffordshire, respectively.

Mr. Chichester-Clark

The latest available estimates are based on the New Earnings Survey, and relate to April, 1971. The following estimates of average gross weekly earnings relate to full-time manual men, aged 21 and over, and full-time manual women, aged 18 and over, whose earnings were not affected in the survey pay-period, and are subject to sampling errors.

Men Women
£ £
North Staffordshire 28.2 15.5
England 29.5 15.4