§ 17. Mr. Nabarro
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will make a statistical statement on coal mining recruitment during the six months to 30th June, 1952, and on the total labour force in the industry compared with 1950 and 1951.
§ Following is the table:
|RECRUITMENT AND WASTAGE OF COLLIERY MANPOWER IN THE FIRST 25 WEEKS OF 1951 AND 1952|
|Adult new entrants||13,123||12,175|
|Total number on colliery books at end of period||718,100||701,700|