§ Mr. Hooson
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the average hourly wage in agriculture and forestry in Wales, Scotland and the United Kingdom, respectively.
§ Mr. John Mackie
Average hourly earnings (including overtime payments, bonuses and other additions) of hired regular whole-time men in agriculture for the year ended 31st December, 1967, are estimated at 5s. 10d. in Wales, 6s. 3d. in Scotland and 6s. 2d. in Great Britain. Corresponding information relating to the whole of the United Kingdom and to earnings of forestry workers is not available.