HC Deb 14 October 1991 vol 196 cc100-1W
Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the number and percentage of (i) full-time workers, (ii) part-time workers and (iii) all workers earning less than £130 for(a) women, (b) men and (c) all workers, excluding overtime pay in (1) the east midlands, (2) England and (3) Great Britain for the last year for which figures are available.

Mr. Jackson

The information available from the 1991 new earnings survey is given in the table.

East Midlands England Great Britain
(a) Women
Numbers in sample 25,199 29,413
Per cent. 41.3 41.8
(b) Men
Numbers in sample 6,983
Per cent. 8.2
(c) All
Numbers in sample 36,396
Per cent. 23.4

Source: New Earnings Survey 1991.


(1) "—" denotes information not available.

(2) The survey excludes significant numbers of part-time employees with low weekly earnings.