§ MR. D. A. THOMAS
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he can give the output of coal, and the number of persons employed in and about collieries in South Wales (including Monmouthshire) and in the United Kingdom for 1897, and the respective increases over the corresponding figures for 1896?
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT
I am unable to give those figures at present. They are in course of preparation, and when ready will appear in the annual statistics.