HC Deb 09 November 1943 vol 393 c1108W
Mr. Colegate

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the percentage of the coal cut by machinery in 1939, in 1941 and at the present time?

Major Lloyd George

The percentage of coal cut by machinery at mines under the Coal Mines Act in Great Britain in the years 1939, 1941, 1942, was 61, 66 and 66 per cent. respectively.