HC Deb 18 March 1980 vol 981 c180W
45. Mr. Jim Marshall

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many man-hours have been lost in the present steel dispute.

Mr. Mayhew

Estimates of man-hours lost are not compiled, but 2,526,000 working days—provisional estimate—are reported to have been lost up to the end of January 1980, the latest date for which figures are available. This excludes losses at establishments not directly involved in the dispute.