HC Deb 15 November 1938 vol 341 c712W
Mr. G. Macdonald

asked the Secretary for Mines the quantity of the coal produced in Great Britain and the output per man-shift worked in 1918, 1925, and for the last quarter for which figures are available?

Captain Crookshank

The information is as follows:

Great Britain.
Out put of Saleable Coal.
Total. Per man-shift Worked.
Tons. Cwts.
1918 227,749,000 17.75*
1925 243,176,000 18.02
April to June, 1938 54,066,000 22.64
* This figure refers to the period July to December, 1918, only as figures of output per man-shift for the first six months of that year are not available.