§ Mr. D. E. Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the value of family allowances as a percentage of the average full-time male manual weekly earnings in 1974 for two-, three-and four-child families.
§ Mr. O'Malley
On the basis of the gross average full-time weekly earnings of adult male manual workers in manufacturing and certain other industries the required information is:
Two-child family … 1.9 per cent. Three-child family … 3.9 per cent. Four-child family … 6.0 per cent.