HC Deb 25 April 1984 vol 58 c558W
Mr. Anderson

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give the gross weekly earnings of workers in each of the standard economic regions in 1979 as a percentage of the United Kingdom average and at the latest available date; and by what proportion these percentages have changed.

Mr. Alan Clark

The available information relates to the average gross weekly earnings of full-time adult employees working a full week. The figures for each standard economic region are expressed as a percentage of those for the United Kingdom.

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