§ 45. Mr. GILBERT
asked the Secretary for Mines what was the total coal production for the first three months of this year; how the figures compare with the same months of 1921; can he state what were the total coal exports from this country for the same period; and how they compare with the exports for the like period in 1921?
§ The SECRETARY for MINES (Mr. Bridgeman)
During the first three 965 months of this year the total output of saleable coal in the United Kingdom was 61,000,000 tons, or about 7,000,000 tons more than in the corresponding months of 1921. The total quantity exported was 13,250,000 tons, or 7,750,000 tons more than in the corresponding period of 1921.