§ 3. Sir KINGSLEY WOOD
asked the Minister of Labour the total number of days lost owing to industrial disputes since 1st June, 1929; and how it compares with a similar period immediately preceding June, 1029?
§ Miss BONDFIELD
The number of working days lost owing to disputes during the 17 months June, 1929, to October, 1930, was approximately 11,300,000, of which 9,900,000 were accounted for by the extensive disputes in the cotton and wool textile industries. The corresponding total for a period of 17 months prior to June, 1929, was 2,100,000.