HC Deb 15 March 1938 vol 333 cc201-2
35. Mr. H. G. Williams

asked the Secretary for Mines the number of claims so far made for registration under the Coal (Registration of Ownership) Act, 1937; and an estimate of the final total of such claims?

Captain Crookshank

The number of applications up to the 11th March was 16,756. No information is available on which a reliable estimate could be made of the total number of applications that may be received.