§ 83. Mr. T. Smith
asked the Secretary for Mines the number of wage-earners on the colliery books at the present time in South and West Yorkshire, respectively; and the comparative figures for the end of August, 1939?
§ Mr. Shakespeare (Secretary, Overseas Trade Department)
I have been asked to reply in the absence of my hon. Friend, who is indisposed. It is not in the public interest to publish this information.