HC Deb 09 November 1953 vol 520 c12W
57. Sir H. Williams

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power how far the proportion of coal raised in deep mines, which is supplied to miners, has increased or decreased since 1938.

Mr. Geoffrey Lloyd

In 1938 the proportion was 2 per cent.; in 1946, 2.7 per cent.; in 1952, 2.5 per cent.; and to date in 1953, 2.4 per cent.