HC Deb 13 June 1995 vol 261 c442W
13. Mr. Nigel Evans

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the current strike record in(a) the United Kingdom and (b) Germany; and what were the figures in 1979. [26719]

Mr. Oppenheim

In 1979, the UK lost 29.5 million days, over 50 times Germany's total 0.5 million. In 1993, the United Kingdom and Germany each lost 600,000 days to labour disputes.