HC Deb 02 July 1930 vol 240 c1973W

asked the Minister of Labour how many working days have been lost in this country as a result of reductions of the wage rates of the workers by employers in each year from 1926 to June, 1930, inclusive, including lock-outs and other methods?


, pursuant to her reply (OFFICIAL REPORT, 19th June, 1930, col. 596), supplied the following statement:

Number of days lost owing to disputes classified as arising out of proposed reductions in wages:

1926 145,954,000
1927 425,000
1928 296,000
1929 7,284,000
1930 (January-May) 2,825,000

The figure stated for January to May, 1930, is subject to revision.