§ 13. Mr. DUNCAN MILLAR
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he can give any comparative statement of the production of coal in Scotland and England and Wales, respectively, during the period which has elapsed since the War began and during the corresponding period for the three years immediately preceding?
§ The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Runciman)
Particulars of the production of coal in this country during the periods mentioned in the question are not available. I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply which I gave to his previous question relating to coal production on the 22nd February last.
§ 15. Mr. DUNCAN MILLAR
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the remit to the Committee appointed to consider the question of the increased price of coal extends to Scotland; and, if not, whether, having regard to the urgency of the matter, he will appoint a separate Committee to deal with the Scottish aspect of the question?
§ Mr. RUNCIMAN
The reference to the Committee leaves it open to them to include in their inquiries the conditions in centres in any part of the country.