§ Mr.Chris Smith
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the average wage for (a) 16-year-old workers, (b) 17-year-old workers and (c) 18-year-old workers in (i) 1979 and (ii) 1983.
§ Mr.Alan Clark
The available information is contained in my reply of 16 February 1984 to the hon. Member for Dunfermline, East (Mr. Brown) at columns 265–6.