HC Deb 19 January 1937 vol 319 cc1-2
1. Mr. James Griffiths

asked the Secretary for Mines when it is proposed to introduce legislation dealing with the proposed reorganisation of the coal-mining industry and with the proposed unification of royalties?

6. Mr. H. G. Williams

asked the Secretary for Mines when the Coal Mines Bill will be introduced?

The Secretary for Mines (Captain Crookshank)

I regret that I am not in a position to make any announcement at present.

Mr. Griffiths

Am I to understand that the Government are abandoning the project of bringing in legislation on this matter?

Captain Crookshank

The hon. Member must understand what I have said in my reply.

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