§ 28. Mr. Nigel Griffiths
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the latest available figure for the average weekly earnings of female agricultural workers in the United Kingdom.
§ Mr. Jack
The average weekly earnings for regular hired female agricultural workers, whole-time and366W part-time in the United Kingdom for the year ending September 1993 is estimated to be £111, working an average of 28.8 hours per week. This includes payments for basic, overtime and holiday hours, plus value of annual bonus, perquisites and other payments. It also includes the value of employer's contribution to employee's council tax in England, Wales and Scotland, if any.