HC Deb 20 December 1938 vol 342 cc2695-6W
Mr. G. Griffiths

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he will state the number of boys between the age of 14 and 16

Captain Crookshank

The figures for shipments of coal, including bunker coal, and coke from the River Tyne by destinations are not readily available, but the figures for total coal and coke shipments are as follow:

who were killed in the mines of Yorkshire for the nine months ended 30th September, 1938?

Captain Crookshank

During the nine months ended 30th September, 1938, four boys under 16 years of age were killed by accidents at mines under the Coal Mines Act in Yorkshire.