§ 10. Mr. Parkinson
asked the Secretary for Mines the amount of coal mined by machinery in Great Britain for the years 1930, 1933, and 1936, respectively, giving separate figures for Lancashire?
§ Captain Wallace
As the reply contains a number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ The information is as follows:
§ The total quantity of coal cut by machines at mines in Great Britain in the year 1930 was 75,755,595 tons; in 1933, 87,826,106 tons and in 1936, 125,570,354 tons. The corresponding figures for Lancashire were 3,826,729 tons, 5,222,977 tons and 8,447,861 tons, respectively.