§ Mr. K. Lewis
asked the Minister of Labour what was the number of industrial stoppages in the two-month period 7W November-December, 1963, under the heads, wages, claims for increases, and working arrangements, rules and discipline and trade union status.
§ Mr. Godber
The table below sets out the numbers of stoppages of work which began in November or December, 1963, according to the principal cause of each stoppage:
Wages claims for increases 68 other wage disputes 56 Hours of labour 4 Empolyment of particular classes or persons 60 Other working arrangements, rules and discipline 82 Trade union status 8 Sympathetic action 3 Total 281
These figures are provisional.
The total number of workers directly involved in these stoppages was 65,600.