HC Deb 12 January 1971 vol 809 c43W
Mr. Moyle

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how much was paid in total by way of supplementary benefits to the families of local authority strikers in the recent local authorities' employees' strike.

Mr. Dean

During the dispute, supplementary benefit payments to the families of men engaged in the dispute totalled £122,389; after the resumption of work £53,777 was paid out to meet the requirements of the men and their families until wages were received.