HC Deb 07 May 1928 vol 217 c48W

asked the Secretary for Mines the total amount paid as local rates in the mining district of Cumberland by the coal companies and the rates per ton output during the latest available six months?

Commodore KING

It is estimated that the total amount of local rates payable by colliery companies in Cumberland in respect of the six months ended March, 1928, was £16,800, or 3.22d. per ton of saleable output.