Mr. G. MAC DONALD
asked the Secretary for Mines the total quantity of coal produced in Great Britain, and the total number of persons employed, in the last quarter of 1930, and also at the last quarter for which figures are available, giving separate figures for Lancashire and Cheshire?
§ Mr. E. BROWN
The information is as follows:
—— Output of Coal. Average Number of Wage-earners on Colliery Books. Great Britain. Tons. Dec. Quarter, 1930 61,531,600 885,200 March Quarter, 1934 59,668,800 787,000 Lancashire and Cheshire. Dec. Quarter, 1930 3,880,600 73,000 March Quarter, 1934 3,857,400 63,700
asked the Secretary for Mines the average (pithead) price per ton in Great Britain in the last 1540W quarter of 1930, and at the latest date at which figures are available, giving separate figures for Lancashire and Cheshire?