§ 31. Mr. WRIGHT
asked the Secretary for Mines the number of workers employed in each of the 13 coal-mining districts in Great Britain in February, 1926: and the number who were working in each district in the last complete week in February, 1927?
§ Following is the information:
§ Number of wage-earners employed at coal mines in Great Britain during the weeks ended 27th February, 1926, and 26th February, 1927.
|District.||27th February, 1926.||26th February 1927.|
|South Wales and Monmouth||212,691||186,107|
|Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Cannock Chase and Warwickshire||366,594||356,440|
|Lancashire, North Staffordshire and Cheshire||133,094||123,492|
|South Staffordshire and Salop||10,005||10,014|
|Forest of Dean||7,041||6,342|