§ 4. Mr. DAGGAR
asked the Secretary for Mines the number of coal-cutting machines and conveyors in use in the mines of Great Britain and South Wales, respectively, for the years 1931, 1932, and 1017 1933, also the quantity and percentage of the total output cut by machines for the same years?
§ Mr. E. BROWN
As the reply involves a statistical table, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
|—||Great Britain.||South Wales and Monmouthshire.|
|Number of Coal-cutters in use||7,371||7,137||7,149||484||437||454|
|Number of Conveyors in use||3,953||4,120||4,756||932||875||937|
|Coal cut by machinery:|
|(i) Quantity (thousand tons)||76,864||80,286||87,830||4,356||4,093||4,406|
|(ii) Percentage Proportion of total output.||35||38||42||12||12||13|
|* Provisional figures.|