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Treasury Minister addresses earning claims

Thu, 06 Feb 2014

Treasury Minister Eddie Teare
Treasury Minister Eddie Teare

The Treasury Minister has addressed claims the new Earnings Survey produces unrealistic data.

The survey determined that during 2013 average full time pay rose by 1.3 per cent to £620 per week, the equivalent of an annual salary of £32,240.

Statistics also showed public sector workers earn almost £70 more than their private sector counterparts per week.

Eddie Teare told us why he thinks these figures may appear surprising to some:
 

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