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Chatham Dockyard (Employment And Wages)

Volume 235: debated on Wednesday 26 February 1930

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what was the number of men employed at the Royal Naval Dockyard at Chatham, and the average weekly wages, including overtime, earned by each of them during the month preceding the day on which the present Government assumed office and the number of men employed and the average weekly wages, including overtime, earned by each of them during the month of January, 1930?

The figures in respect of the Vote 8 (Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing) Departments are as follow: For the first period, number of men 7,467, and average weekly wages £3 2s. 7d. For the second period, number of men 7,444, and average weekly wages £2 19s. 3d.

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the total amounts paid in wages to men employed in ship construction and ship-repairing, respectively, in the Royal Naval Dockyard at Chatham during the months of January, 1929, April, 1929, and January, 1930?

The wages paid to the Vote 8 workmen at Chatham during the months of January, 1929, April, 1929, and January, 1930, amounted to

January, 1929.April, 1929.January, 1930.
£££
(a) New Construction12,50015,10014,320
(b) Ship Repairing (including Oilers, etc. on Repayment).60,59056,91050,420
(c) Miscellaneous Services19,67023,10024,260