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UK strikes reach all-time low in 2017

The number of strikes in the UK last year was the lowest recorded to date, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

There were 79 stoppages in 2017, the lowest figures since records began in 1891.

The number of workers involved in labour disputes also fell to an all-time low of 33,000.

And there were 276,000 working days lost due to strike action, giving 2017 the sixth lowest annual total.


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