HC Deb 22 April 1914 vol 61 c946W

asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of trade disputes in which the assistance of the Board of Trade has been employed under the Conciliation Act of 1896; and the number of workpeople directly concerned in such disputes for the years 1911, 1912, and 1913?


The following statement gives the information so far as available:—

Year. Number of Cases under Conciliation Act, 1896. Number of Persons affected in Cases involving a stoppage of work.
All Cases. Cases in which an actual stoppage of work took place.
1911 92 57 565,200
1912 73 34 1,110,000
1913 99 53 127,900
Total. 264 144 1,803,100

Note.—Information is not available as to the number of persons affected in cases in which no stoppage of work occurred, but the number is very large.