The average full-time pay gap between men and women is at its narrowest since comparative records began in 1997, official figures show.The difference stood at 9.4% in April compared with 10% a year earlier, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said, a gap of about £100 a week.
However, the change was the result of men's wages dropping faster than women's in real terms.
The gender pay gap in 1997 was 17.4%, the ONS said.
BBC News, 19 November 2014
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