HC Deb 27 April 1938 vol 335 c129W
Mr. Kelly

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he will state the number of men engaged in the work of tin mining in this country during December, 1936, and January, 1938?

Captain Crookshank:

There were 1,585 wage-earners employed in the tin-mining industry in Great Britain at the end of December, 1936. The comparable figure at the end of December, 1937 (the latest date for which particulars are available) was 1,717.