HC Deb 13 February 1922 vol 150 cc654-5W

asked the Secretary for Mines whether, in view of the mineowners' refusal to collaborate in setting up pit, district, and national committees, he will allow Part II of the Mining Industry Act to lapse?


I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the Report which I have issued under Section 17 of the Act and which has been laid before Parliament. The question whether Part II is to lapse rests with Parliament, not with me.

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