HC Deb 16 May 1947 vol 437 cc193-4W
Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what was the total output of saleable coal from the collieries for the week commencing 5th May.

Mr. Shinwell

The provisional figure for the output of deep-mined saleable coal for the week ended 10th May is 3,552,600 tons. Holidays in Scotland during this week accounted for an estimated loss in output of 162,930 tons and disputes for 100,260 tons, of which the Durham dispute accounted for 86,240 tons.