HC Deb 05 March 1940 vol 358 c177
9. Mr. Gallacher

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he will state the number of pits working, the number of men employed in and about the pits, and the output of coal in the county of Fife on the last convenient date and the corresponding figures for a comparable date in 1939?

Mr. Lloyd

It is not in the public interest to publish this information.