§ 18. Mrs. Gorman
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what changes have occurred in the productivity per manshift in the coal industry since 1979.
§ 23. Mr. Andrew Mitchell
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what improvements have occurred in output per man shift in the coal industry since 1979.
§ Mr. Michael Spicer
For the week ending 5 December, average deep mined revenue output per man shift was 4.07 tonnes, a new weekly record level of productivity. This represents an increase of over 80 per cent. on the average of 2.24 tonnes for 1978–79.