HC Deb 25 March 1925 vol 182 c457W

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