The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.
Letter from Colin Mowl, dated 26 November 2007:
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question asking what the average salary for (a) men and (b) women was in each Government Office region in each of the last 10 years. I am replying in her absence. (167329)
Levels of earnings are estimated from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE), and are provided for full-time employees on adult rates of pay, whose pay for the survey period was not affected by absence. The ASHE, carried out in April each year, is the most comprehensive source of earnings information in the United Kingdom.
ASHE results can be obtained on the National Statistics website at: