§ 18. Lady Apsley
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power, taking the figures for 1939 and 1943, the increases or decreases in the wages costs per ton, selling price per ton, profit per ton and wages per man-shift in the Somersetshire coalfield.
Major Lloyd George
As the answer involves a number of figures, I will with my hon. Friend's permission circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ The information is as follows:
|Wages.||Proceeds.||Credit Balance.||Wages per manshift worked.|
|Per ton disposable, Commercially.|
|Increase 1943 as compared with 1939||…||9||10.70||12||4.76||0||10.55||7||3.52|
§ 22. Mr. Keeling
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power, for the years 1939 and 1943, respectively, the average pithead price obtained by collieries for commercial disposals of coal, the wages cost per ton and the owners' credit balance per ton; and if he will also give in each case the percentage increase or decrease.
|Per ton disposable commercially.|
|Year 1943 (Provisional)||28||11.27||20||3.05||1||4.32|
|Percentage increase or decrease in 1943 as compared with 1939.||+ 61.28||+ 85.92||- 16.35|