§ 39. Sir L. Ropner
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the number of new coal mines which the National Coal Board are sinking for which he has given permission; and how many of these are situated in Yorkshire.
§ Mr. Joynson-Hicks
The National Plan for the Coalmining Industry provides for the sinking of 22 new collieries, including two in Yorkshire, one of which has now been completed.