HC Deb 18 January 1972 vol 829 c155W
Mr. Gurden

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the figure of strikes for the latest convenient period, and what was the comparable figure for each of the past five years.

Mr. Dudley Smith

The following is the information:

Stoppages of work due to industrial disputes: United Kingdom
Stoppages beginning in year
1971 (provisional) 2,223
1970 3,906
1969 3,116
1968 2,378
1967 2,116
1966 1,937