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Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Mining Industry (Boldoncolliery).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 17th March 1926.

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Photo of Mr Robert Richardson Mr Robert Richardson , Houghton-le-Spring

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asked the Secretary for Mines whether he is aware that Boldon Colliery is still idle because the workmen refuse to commence a fourth-shift system; and whether he will take steps to urge upon the management to abandon their claim, seeing that this is against the custom prevailing in Durham County?