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Industrial Stoppages (Scotland)

Volume 827: debated on Monday 6 December 1971

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the number of industrial stoppages in Scotland during each of the first three quarters of 1971; and how this compares with the figures for the same periods over each of the last five years.

Figures for Scotland are not compiled for periods shorter than six months ending each June and December. The numbers of stoppages in the first half of this year and in the corresponding periods of the previous five years are given in the table below.

Stoppages of work due to industrial disputes: Scotland
PeriodNumber of stoppages beginning in period
January-June, 1971190
January-June, 1970333
January-June, 1969249
January-June, 1968187
January-June, 1967185
January-June, 1966224