HC Deb 24 November 1926 vol 200 c419W

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he is aware of the inconvenience caused to the public by the system in the issue of coal permits; and will he now reconsider the whole question with a view of either doing away with permits or making the permit do for a continuous fortnightly supply of coal without the necessity of further applications to the local authority?

Colonel LANE FOX

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which I have given to-day to a private notice question by the hon. Member for Sunderland (Mr. Rainey.