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Wages (Underpayment)

Volume 173: debated on Thursday 24 May 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will name the employers in each year since 1979 who have been prosecuted for contravention of wages council legislation, specifying the contravention in

Injuries to employees reported to HSE's factory and agricultural inspectorates and local authorities, 1988–893
FatalMajorOver 3 dayRatio of fatal to other injuries
Age of injured personNo.Rate1No.Rate1No.Rate1
Under 16n/a22n/a40n/a
16–19250·011,6860·839,0714·471:430
20–24 370·012,2090·7218,4996·061:560
25–344823,6090·6735,9866·701:825
35–44610·013,3460·6431,3326·041:568
45·54560·013,3240·8326,2396·571:528
55–59300·021,5501·0210,1046·681:388
60–64280·038171·015,2466·491:217
65+40·011030·361660·591:67
Not known13n/a1,571n/a9,091n/a1:820
Total3020·0118,2370·82145,7746·551:543
1 Rate per 1,000 employees.
2 Rate less than 001.
3 Provisional.

each case, and, where the prosecution occurred for underpayment of wages council rates, if he will specify the hourly rates paid to the affected employees.