§ 21. Mr. TINKER
asked the Secretary for Mines the amount of money paid from the Royalties Welfare Levy to the Miners' Welfare Fund; and if he is in a position to say how much of this has been allocated towards the provision of pithead baths up to the year 1927?
§ Commodore KING
The total amount paid into the Miners' Welfare Fund in respect of Royalties Welfare Levy at the 31st March, 1928, was £332,000. The whole of this sum has been appropriated 794 for the provision of pithead baths, together with £169,300 from other resources of the Miners' Welfare Committee.