§ Mr. G. MACDONALD
asked the Secretary for Mines the number of collieries in Lancashire and Cheshire employing less than 30 persons, the number of accidents at such collieries in each of the last five years, the quantity of the coal produced, and the number of the said collieries supervised by a certificated mine manager?
§ Mr. E. BROWN
In 1934, the number of coal mines in Lancashire and Cheshire employing less than 30 persons was 38, of which 16 were supervised by a certificated mine manager. The total output of coal at these mines in 1934 was 83,024 tons and the number of persons killed or disabled for more than three days by accidents during the last five years was as follows:
Number of Persons. Year. Killed. Injured. 1930 — 32 1931 — 33 1932 — 36 1933 2 29 1934 — 30