HC Deb 08 February 1974 vol 868 c476W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in the case of miners who are, respectively, face workers, other underground workers and surface workers, subdivided in each case between craftsmen and non-craftsmen and assuming in every case a married man with two children under 11 years of age, what is, respectively, their current gross and take-home pay net of tax and national insurance deductions; and what would be their respective gross and take-home pay on the same basis if they accepted the present NCB offer.

Mr. Nott

The following examples of earnings are based on work actually done in October 1973 by men working the full five-day week plus normal overtime, and rotating days, afternoons, and nights.