Boys (Employment Underground).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry. – in the House of Commons on 24th November 1931.

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asked the Secretary for Mines the latest figures of the number of boys below the age of 16 years who are at present employed and working underground in the coal mines; can he say what number of shifts they have worked during the last 12 months; and how many of them have been on the night-turn between nine at night and five the following morning?