§ 50. Mr. E. BROWN
asked the Secretary for Mines if he will state any details as to the eight amalgamations which have taken place since the passing of the Mining Industry Act, 1926; and where the 70 collieries involved are situated?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of TRADE (Sir Burton Chadwick)
I have been asked to reply. Of the 70 collieries referred to, 43 are in South Wales, 24 in South Yorkshire, two in West Yorkshire, and one in North Wales. But it is impossible within the limits of an answer to a question to give any full account of these amalgamations, and my right hon. and gallant Friend must emphasise again that this list is not exhaustive. A full report will be made to Parliament in due course.