HC Deb 10 May 1927 vol 206 c217W
Colonel DAY

asked the Secretary for Mines if he has any figures which show the number of pit ponies that are used in the mines of Great Britain, as at the last convenient date, giving comparable figures for the three previous years?

Colonel LANE FOX

The figures are as follow:

Date. Number of pit ponies.
December, 1926 56,745
December, 1925 60,852
December, 1924 65,210
December, 1923 65,979