§ 23. Mr. ALLEN PARKINSON
asked the Secretary for Mines the number of miners now working between the ages of 60 and 65 years, 65 to 70 years, and over 70 years, respectively, in or about the coal mines of Great Britain?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
The latest information is that obtained from the Decennial Census of Population of 1921, when 3.2 per cent. of the men employed in the coalmining industry were between 60 and 65, 2 per cent. between 65 and 70, and 0.7 per cent. 70 or over.