HC Deb 25 May 1933 vol 278 c1285W

asked the Secretary for Mines the amount paid by the mining industry for mining royalties and for local rates for Great Britain for the year ended March, 1933, giving the figures for Durham separately?


Complete information in respect of the year ended March, 1933, is not yet available, but during the year ended 31st December, 1932, the estimated amount paid by colliery owners in Great Britain in royalties and wayleaves, including the rental value of freehold minerals where worked by the proprietors, was £4,827,000, and in local rates for all purposes, £713,000. The corresponding figures for Durham were £658,000 and £91,000, respectively.

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