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Earnings

Volume 164: debated on Friday 12 January 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment (1) if he will estimate the proportion of wages council employees earning below (a) £4·16, (b) £4·32, (c) £3·12 and (d) £2·80 per hour, excluding overtime, shift and PBR premiums;(2) if he will estimate the proportion of wages council employees, broken down by region, earning below

(a) £4·16, (b) £4·32, (c) £3·12 and (d) £2·80 per hour, excluding overtime, shift and PBR premiums;

(3) if he will estimate the proportion of wages council employees, broken down by industry earning below (a) £4·16, (b) £4·32, (c) £3·12 and (d) 2·80 per hour, excluding overtime, shift and PBR premiums;

(4) if he will estimate the proportion of wages council employees, broken down by collective agreement, earning below (a) £4·16, (b) £4·32, (c) £3·12 and (d) £2·80 per hour, excluding overtime, shift and PBR premiums.

No information is readily available for hourly earnings excluding shift and PBR premiums as well as overtime, nor for wages council employees broken down by region or by industry, and could be compiled only at disproportionate cost.

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment (1) if he will publish in the Official Report tables showing the proportion of part-time employees earning less than (a) £4·16, (b) £4·32, (c) £3·12 and (d) £2·80 per hour, excluding overtime, shift and PBR premiums, for each London borough;(2) if he will publish in the

Official Report tables showing the proportion of part-time employees earning less than (a) £4·16, (b) £4·32, (c) £3·12 and (d) £2·80 per hour, excluding overtime, shift and PBR premiums, in Great Britain and in each standard economic region;

(3) if he will publish in the Official Report tables showing the proportion of part-time employees earning less than (a) £4·16, (b) £4·32, (c) £3·12 and (d) £2·80 per hour, excluding overtime, shift and PBR premiums, in Great Britain and in each county.

No information is readily available for all part-time employees regionally, nor for hourly earnings excluding shift and PBR premiums as well as overtime, and could be compiled only at disproportionate cost.