WORKERS in Midlothian earned 87.4 per cent of the UK’s gross average pay last year, according to a new survey.
Figures show local average pay was £28,544 in 2011, compared with the £32,659 UK average.
Scotland as a whole had average gross earnings of £29,948 or 91.7 per cent of the UK average.
The GMB union has outlined the statistics as it campaigns against government proposals to regionalise public sector pay.
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