HC Deb 27 January 1964 vol 688 cc6-7W
Mr. K. Lewis

asked the Minister of Labour what was the number of industrial stoppages in the two-month period 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:

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.