HC Deb 01 December 1938 vol 342 c613W
Mr. Daggar

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he will state the number of persons employed and the quantity of coal produced in each of the districts in Great Britain for each of the years from 1920 to 1937?

Captain Crookshank

As the reply involves a statistical statement too lengthy

Under 16 Years. 16 Years and over. Proportion of persons under 16 years of those 16 Years and over.
Per cent.
Number of persons employed below-ground 15,904 606,942 2.62
Number of persons killed below-ground 21 760 2.76
Rate per 1,000 persons employed 1.32 1.25
Number of persons injured below-ground and disabled for more than three days. 4,454 123,809 3.60
Rate per 1,000 persons employed 280 204

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