Keresley Colliery (Relief Deputy).

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry. – in the House of Commons at on 30 September 1931.

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Photo of Mr Francis Smith Mr Francis Smith , Nuneaton

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asked the Secretary for Mines whether the circumstances connected with the dismissal of Mr. Llewellyn Jones, of Collycroft, Bedworth, Warwickshire, a relief deputy at the Keresley Colliery, have been brought to his notice; and whether, in view of the importance of carrying out all the regulations of the Mines Act in the interests of the safety of the men employed, he will cause an inquiry to he made into all the circumstances of the case?

Photo of Mr Isaac Foot Mr Isaac Foot , Bodmin

I am making detailed inquiries and will communicate the result to the hon. Member as soon as possible.

Photo of Mr Francis Smith Mr Francis Smith , Nuneaton

In view of the fact that a serious accident has occurred in this area since, will the hon. Member see that the investigation is very thorough?

Photo of Mr Isaac Foot Mr Isaac Foot , Bodmin

I can promise that the investigation will be thorough. There are certain points which I have not yet been able to cover, but I hope the investigation will be completed in a day or two.