§ 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.