§ Mr. Parker
asked the Minister of Labour if he will give separate figures for the number of stoppages, and the 101W number of working days lost in total and per worker for coal, for electricity supply, for gas, for British European Airways and the British Overseas Airways Corporation, for railways, for the other undertakings formerly owned by the British Transport Commission, and for the private sector, including steel, for the years 1948 to 1964.
§ Mr. Gunter
The following table gives figures for coal mining, electricity supply, gas supply, air transport, railways, road transport, and for all other industries and services. I regret that information is not available in the precise form asked for.
Industry Number of stop-pages in the years 1948 to 1964 Number of working days lost in the years 1948 to 1964 In total Per 1,000 workers Coal mining 23,625 8,628,000 11,600 Electricity supply 71 124,000 700 Gas supply 35 58,000 400 Air transport 31 42,000 1,200 Railways 98 1,226,000 2,500 Road transport 733 3,283,000 7,200 All other industries and services 11,849 36,991,000 1,900