HC Deb 05 August 1966 vol 733 c215W
Mr. Ridley

asked the Minister of Labour how many persons are now on short-time working.

Mr. Gunter

In the week ended 18th June, 1966, it was estimated that 28,100 operatives were on short-time working in establishments with 11 or more employees in manufacturing industries—excluding shipbuilding and ship repairing—the only industries for which this information is collected.