§ Mr. LAWTHER
asked the hon. Member for Carlisle, as representing the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, if the amount of royalty rents received by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners from coal mines in Durham for the years ended December, 1928 and 1929, and the price per ton charged for such royalties?
§ Mr. MIDDLETON
The Commissioners' rental year ends 31st March, and figures to 31st December last are not available. For the two years to 31st March, 1928 and 1929, respectively, the coal royalty rents from the County of D Durham were £271,300 and £271,600, and the rates per ton 5⅓d. and 5⅛d.