§ Mr. Stephen O'Brien
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what estimate she has made of the average cost of working days lost due to labour disputes in(a) the public sector and (b) the private sector for each year between 1995 and 2003; and if she will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Sutcliffe
[holding answer 29 January 2004]I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Financial Secretary on 2 February 2004.Official Report, columns 635–36W.