To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if she will list for each travel-to-work area or the smallest area available the average gross weekly earnings of full-time (a) men, (b) women and (c) all persons as a percentage of the United Kingdom average at the nearest dates to June 1984, November 1984, June 1990 and the latest available date, respectively.
Details of earnings for men and women in the counties of England and Wales and the regions of Scotland can be found in tables 110 and 113 of part E of the new earnings survey. The corresponding sample numbers can also be found in the same tables, enabling combined estimates for men and women to be produced. To enable estimates to be made of earnings in the United Kingdom, information on earnings and sample numbers for Northern Ireland can be found in tables 1 and 3 respectively of the Northern Ireland report. Copies of both reports for April of each year are available in the Library.