HC Deb 12 January 1987 vol 108 cc78-9W
Sir Ian Lloyd

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will bring up to date the figures for colliery output and productivity of British Coal by area which were given by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State to the hon. Member for Havant on 18 October, Official Report, columns 75–76.

Mr. David Hunt

I am advised by British Coal that the total deep mine revenue output and average revenue output per man shift for each area for the fiscal month of November 1986 were as follows:

Four weeks ended 22 November 1986
Area Revenue output (thousand tonnes) Output per man shift (tonnes)
Scotland 252 2.51
North East 867 3.06
North Yorkshire 1,434 4.64
South Yorkshire 1,011 3.46
North Derbyshire 587 4.09
Nottinghamshire 1,576 3.52
South Midlands 520 3.64
Kent 47 2.55
Western 906 3.65
South Wales 602 2.76