HC Deb 06 May 1930 vol 238 c787W

asked the Secretary for Mines whether, in view of the burdens which will be imposed on certain coal owners who have to pay dead rents or minimum annual royalties by the working of the quota system, he proposes to take any action in the matter?


This question will no doubt arise upon the consideration of the Bill dealing with State acquisition of

Year. Nunnery Colliery. Yorkshire.
Number of deaths.* Death rate per 1,000 persons employed. Death rate per 1,000 persons employed.
1927 3 1.21 0.92
1928 2 0.91 0.94
1929 6 2.63 0.87
* All the deaths occurred in the Parkgate Seam except one in 1928 in the Silkstone Seam.