HC Deb 12 December 1977 vol 941 c57W
Mr. Pattie

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the estimated minutes of work required to pay for the following items by a person earning the average industrial wage, net of income tax and national insurance or similar contributions, in each member country of the EEC, the United State, Canada and Japan; 20 cigarettes, one pint of beer, one bottle of whisky, live gallons of petrol, one quart of fresh milk, half a pound of tea, four ounces of coffee, a large loaf of bread, 14 pounds of potatoes, two pounds of beef sirloin, postage on five letters, five local telephone calls and a four-seater family car.

Mr. Golding

The information requested is not available.