§ 69. Mr. DAGGAR
asked the Secretary for Mines the total amount paid in wages in the mining industry in South Wales 487 and Monmouthshire for each year since 1919?
§ Lieut.-Colonel COLVILLE
As the reply involves a statistical statement, I will with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPOET.
§ Mr. RHYS DAVIES
Will the hon. and gallant Gentleman be good enough to give us the figures for 1919 and last year?
§ Following is the statement :
|South Wales and Monmouthshire.|
|Year.||Estimated Total Wages Bill (excluding the value of allowances in kind).||Average earnings per annum per person employed (excluding the value of allowances in kind).|
§ Note.—The particulars for the years 1927 to 1933 relate to the years ended 31st January, 1928 to 1934, The figures for the years 1920 and 1930 were affected by disputes which lasted about three weeks in erch case.
§ The years 1921 and 1926 have been omitted as they were affected by prolonged national disputes.