HC Deb 18 May 1939 vol 347 c1646W
Mr. T. Smith

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he can state the total quantity of coal exported from this country during 1930, 1937 and 1938, respectively; and the amount of such exports produced in the Yorkshire coalfield?

Mr. Lloyd

The information is as follows:

Year. Quantity of Coal Exported either as cargo or bunkers from
United Kingdom. Humber Ports.*
Tons. Tons.
1930 70,490,756 8,866,245
1937 52,041,033 6,740,708
1938 46,349,857 5,786,223
* Separate particulars of the quantity of coal exported from Yorkshire are not available.