§ Mr. Kaufman
asked the Secretary of State for Employment, consequent upon his reply to the right hon. Member for Manchester, Ardwick, Official Report, 14 December 1979, c. 805 and 29 January, c. 564, if he will now give the figure for working days lost in the United Kingdom from 1 May 1979 to the latest available date.
§ Mr. Mayhew
The number of working days lost in industrial disputes in the United Kingdom from 1 May 1979 to 31 December 1979 was 21.8 million (provisional estimate).