HC Deb 08 September 1909 vol 10 c1456W

asked the Home Secretary if he can state the total number of persons engaged in mines and quarries during the year 1908?


The total number of persons employed in and about the mines of the United Kingdom during 1908 was 1,017,740; at quarries under the Quarries Act, 85,475. The figures are given in Part I. of the Annual General Report on Mines and Quarries, which has already been published.