HC Deb 08 March 2004 vol 418 c1269W
Simon Hughes

To ask the Minister for Women what the difference in pay in Greater London was between(a) full-time and (b) part-time (i) male and (ii) female workers in each year since 1997. [158445]

Ms Hewitt

The following table shows the mean hourly pay gap in Greater London between(a) men and women in full-time employment and (b) men in full-time employment and women in part-time employment in each year since 1997.

Pay gap between

men's and women's

full-time mean

hourly earnings

Pay gap between

men's mean full-time

hourly earnings and

women's mean part-

time hourly earnings

1997 23.4 45.7
1998 23.3 45.1
1999 23.3 45.2
2000 22.7 48.0
2001 23.0 51.1
2002 23.0 48.9
2003 23.6 46.0
Figures for men's part-time hourly earnings are not available due

to small sample sizes.

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