§ Mr. Austin Mitchell
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will publish in theOfficial Report a list showing for full-time male and female manual and non-manual workers respectively the two and three-digit SIC industries in which the percentage increase in weekly earnings, including overtime and excluding absence, was (a) less and (b) more than the rate of inflation in the year to April 1990.
The available information on percentage increases in average gross weekly earnings in the year to April 1990, at 2 and 3 digit standard industrial classification (SIC) level, is published in part C of the 1990 new earnings survey report. Information on the percentage increase in the retail prices index (all items) in the year to April 1990 is published in table 6.5 of the latestEmployment Gazette. Copies of the publications are in the Library.