§ Mr. G. MACDONALD
asked the Secretary for Mines the number of persons under 15 years of age employed in or about the coal mines of Great Britain?
§ Mr. TURNER
Persons employed are only classified to show those under 16 years of age, and the latest date for which information has been collected is in December, 1929. Final figures are not yet available, but a provisional figure for that date is 42,300.