HC Deb 13 July 1999 vol 335 c157W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many(a) men and (b) women have appealed to an industrial tribunal for unfair dismissal during the last 12 months. [90766]

Mr. Ian McCartney

Between 1 July 1998 and 30 June 1999, the Employment Tribunals received a total of 35,017 applications for unfair dismissal. The gender breakdown was as follows:

  • Male: 22,000
  • Female: 12,785
  • Not specified: 232.

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