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Strikes

Volume 888: debated on Thursday 13 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how the

19711972
Great BritainNorthern IrelandGreat BritainNorthern Ireland
Number of stoppages beginning in the year—
Known official15381555
Otherst†2,017502,30136
Total2,170582,45641
19731974*
Great BritainNorthern IrelandGreat BritainNorthern Ireland
Number of stoppages beginning in the year—
Known official1266984
Otherst†2,678542,678102
Total2,813602,776106
19711972
(000's)(000's)
Great BritainNorthern IrelandGreat BritainNorthern Ireland
Working days lost per year (rounded to nearest thousand)13,32422723,603306
19731974
(000's)(000's)
Great BritainNorthern IrelandGreat BritainNorthern Ireland
Working days lost per year (rounded to nearest thousand)7,1247414,471269
*Figures for 1974 are provisional.
† It is not known whether all of the Great Britain figures were unofficial but the majority would have been in that category. Stoppages in protest against the Industrial Relations Act are not included Nor are the stoppages which took place during the UWC strike.