HC Deb 15 April 1954 vol 526 c140W
58. Sir L. Ropner

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the number of miners employed in Yorkshire; and how many of this number have been recruited since 1st January, 1953.

Mr. Joynson-Hicks

140,600 on 27th March last. Total recruitment between 1st January, 1953, and 27th March, 1954, was 15,100, but how many of these recruits were employed on the 27th March is not known.

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