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Wages (Time Rates)

Volume 527: debated on Thursday 13 May 1954

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asked the Minister of Labour if he will set out in tabular form the average time rates of wages paid in engineering, agriculture, local authority employment, potteries, building, mining and the railways, for skilled and general workers, separately, for the years 1914, 1920, 1930, 1940, 1945, 1953, respectively, and on the latest possible date, and showing by reference to the 1914 index number how these rates have fluctuated for each year.

I am having the available information extracted and will write to the hon. Member.