HC Deb 16 February 1973 vol 850 c440W
Sir J. Rodgers

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the movement in the average individual wage for the years 1960, 1970 and the latest convenient date in 1973, taking the figure for 1950 as 100.

Mr. Chichester-Clark

The indices set out below relate to the average weekly earnings of all full-time manual workers in the industries included in the regular inquiry into earnings and hours.

October 1950=100
October 1960 190.8
October 1970 374.8
October 1972 481.8

October 1972 is the latest date for which information is available.