HC Deb 20 June 1933 vol 279 c620

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he has now considered the communications from the Central Council of Coalowners with regard to the separate allocation of inland and export quotas and the co-ordination of minimum prices; and whether he is in a position to state what legislation will be proposed to the House for the amendment of Part I of the Coal Mines Act?

The SECRETARY for MINES (Mr. Ernest Brown)

At the moment, I can add nothing to the reply I gave on 23rd May to a similar question by my hon. Friend, except that a meeting of a special Committee of the Central Council to consider further the form of representations to be made to me is being held to-morrow.


May I ask whether the hon. Gentleman does not now realise that Part I of the Act, apart from—


Mr. George Hall.