§ Commodore KING
On the basis of the six months ended September, 1928, the estimated amount of money per year which coalowners will be relieved of paying in each mining district through the derating of collieries is as follows:—
Amount. District. £ Scotland 149,400 Northumberland 160,650 Durham 485,400 South Wales and Monmouth 972,375* Yorkshire 629,550 North Derby and Notts. 239,550 South Derby, Leicester, Cannock Chase and Warwick 122,925 Lancashire, Cheshire and North Staffordshire 234,525 Other Districts (Cumberland, North Wales, South Stafford shire, Shropshire, Bristol, Forest of Dean, Somerset, and Kent) 118,050 * Based on six months ended October, 1928.