§ Mr. OLIVER
asked the Secretary for Mines whether he can give the total number of men employed in the mining industry, and the output of coal for Great Britain for the years 1913 and 1924, respectively?
§ Colonel LANE-FOX
The information is as follows:
Output of coal. Tons. Persons employed in coal-mining industry. 1913 287,329,000 1,104,400 1924 (provisional) 267,061,000 1,213,600