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Pit Ponies.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry. – in the House of Commons on 19th May 1931.

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Photo of Sir Robert Newman Sir Robert Newman , Exeter

43.

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he will consider the desirability of making legal provision regulating the number of hours and shifts a horse or pony may be worked underground per day and per week?

Photo of Mr Emanuel Shinwell Mr Emanuel Shinwell , Linlithgowshire

The proposal made in this question and others relating to the employment of pit ponies are under consideration.