Foreign Coal Supplies.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Trade Dispute. – in the House of Commons on 15th July 1926.

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Photo of Dr Thomas Watts Dr Thomas Watts , Manchester, Withington


asked the Home Secretary if his attention has been called to a resolution passed by the Newton Urban District Council refusing to sanction the use of foreign coal, which will result in the district being without water and light in a few days; and what action he proposes to take to see that the needs of this locality are provided for?

Photo of Mr Neville Chamberlain Mr Neville Chamberlain , Birmingham, Ladywood

I am informed that the council have now rescinded their resolution. The second part of the question does not, therefore, arise.