§ Lord Hutchinson of Lullington
asked Her Majesty's Government:
(a) what is the current average industrial wage inclusive of overtime, and (b) what is the current average wage of a prison officer inclusive of overtime.
§ The Secretary of State for Employment (Lord Young of Graffham)
The latest available information relates to April 1985 and is as follows:
Average gross weekly earnings of full-time adult employees working a full week £ Male employees in manufacturing industry 192.6 Male prison officers 278.8
Source: New Earnings Survey.