asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list in the Official Report the basic weekly pay of a railway engine driver, a railway signalman, a railway porter, a surface worker in the coal industry, a postman, a local
|BASIC WEEKLY RATES FOR A NORMAL WEEK|
|Industry||Grade of worker||Basic rates||Date of operation|
|British Rail||Driver||41·65 plus thresholds (4·40).||28th April 1974|
|Range from Signalman A to Signalman F.||29·00 to 48·00 plus thresholds (4·40).||28th April 1974|
|Porter||25·65 plus thresholds (4·40).||28th April 1974|
|Coalmining||Range from Surface worker S6 to Surface worker S1.||41·00 to 50·25||1st March 1975|
|Post Office||Postman||37·71 to 38·51 (maximum).||1st January 1975|
|Local Authorities (England and Wales and Scotland).||Manual workers-Range from Group A to Group G.||30·00 to 33·25||4th November 1974|
|Iron and Steel (British Steel Corporation).||Fully skilled maintenance craftsman.||49·70||Beginning of June 1975|
- Railman—from £25·65 to £32·70 per week.
- Signalman A—from £29 to £37 per week.
- Signalman F—from £48 to £61·20 per week.
- Driver—from £41·65 to £53·10 per week.