HC Deb 10 April 1952 vol 498 c2953
2. Mr. Gerald Williams

asked the Minister of Labour how many Italians are now working in British coalmines.

The Minister of Labour (Sir Walter Monckton)

About 1,220.

Mr. Williams

Can the Minister say out of this number how many have not got jobs and how many of those it will be possible to switch over to agriculture?

Sir W. Monckton

The 1,220 to whom I have referred in my answer are those who are working in the mines already.

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