HC Deb 01 February 1989 vol 146 c308W
Mr. Amess

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the current average earnings rate in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Lang

The average gross weekly earnings of full-time employees on adult rates in Scotland in April 1988 are estimated in the Department of Employment's new earning survey to have been £204.50. Scotland continues to rank highly among the GB standard regions, and was behind only the south-east and north-west in April 1988.

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