HC Deb 02 May 1972 vol 836 c75W
52. Mr. Sydney Chapman

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the total number of man-days lost in strikes in the first four months of this

Period requested Statistical period Working day lost in all stoppages in progress (000's)
Year preceding Second Reading of Industrial Relations Bill (14th to 15th December, 1970). Calendar year 1970 10,980
Year following Second Reading (14th to 15th December, 1970) Calendar year 1971 13,558
Since Royal Assent to the Bill (5th August, 1971) 1st August, 1971 to 31st March, 1972 14,752