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Drivers Pool (Wages)

Volume 440: debated on Monday 21 July 1947

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asked the Minister of Supply the average wage paid to Government drivers employed by the Drivers Pool in London, showing what amount of this payment is for overtime and at what rate.

The average pay for the week ended 13th July, 1947, was, for a male driver, £9 13s., including £4 6s. overtime, and for a female driver £5 12s. including 18s. 3d. overtime. Payment for overtime is at the rate of time and a quarter for the first two hours on any one day and time and a half thereafter.