HC Deb 15 April 1937 vol 322 cc1199-200W
Mr. Daggar

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he will state the sums paid by the British coal mines in rents, royalties and wayleaves for the year 1936?

Captain Crookshank

During the year 1936, the estimated amount paid by colliery owners in Great Britain in royalties and wayleaves (including the rental value of freehold mineral where worked by the proprietors) was £5,031,000.