HC Deb 19 November 1940 vol 365 cc1870-1W
Mr. Lawson

asked the Minister of Labour how many miners have been transferred from the county of Durham; and what number have returned to their homes?

Mr. E. Bevin

Between 2nd September and 11th November, 1940, 6,323 miners in the County of Durham have been transferred to employment elsewhere, and of these 394 returned to their homes; in addition, 1,353 miners from the County of Durham were accepted for training.