HC Deb 31 July 1925 vol 187 c843

May I ask whether the Government can make any statement with regard to the coal situation?

The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Commander Eyres Monsell)

The Prime Minister is not yet in a position to make any statement on this subject, as negotiations are still proceeding. I am afraid it is not possible to say at this stage whether it will be possible to make any statement to-day, as the Prime Minister has not yet met the parties concerned.