HC Deb 14 February 1946 vol 419 c534
69. Mr. Hastings

asked the Minister of Labour how many miners are now serving in His Majesty's Forces.

Mr. Isaacs

The number of former underground coalminers now serving in H.M. Forces is estimated to be approximately 16,500. Release in Class B is offered to all underground coalminers in H.M. Forces nominated by the Ministry of Fuel and Power.