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Manual Workers

Volume 167: debated on Monday 12 February 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the average gross hourly earnings in Scotland for full-time manual workers, full-time non-manual workers, part-time manual workers and part-time non-manual workers at the latest date for which figures are available.

The latest available information, for April 1989, is provided in the table:

Average gross hourly earnings (excluding overtime) of employees in Scotland on adult rates
£ per hour
Full-time manual employees4·23
Full-time non·manual employees6·28
Part-time manual employees2·87
Part-time non-manual employees4·33

Source: New Earnings Survey April 1989.