HC Deb 10 January 1995 vol 252 c33W
16. Sir Michael Neubert

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many days were lost through industrial disputes(a) in 1994 and (b) in 1979.

Mr. Oppenheim

In the 12 months to October 1994, 403,000 days were lost to strikes in the United Kingdom. This compares with a 1979 total of 29.5 million.