HC Deb 24 April 1928 vol 216 cc793-4
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 for the provision of pithead baths, together with £169,300 from other resources of the Miners' Welfare Committee.