Working Days.

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

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Photo of Mr Thomas Williams Mr Thomas Williams , Don Valley


asked the Secretary for Mines the average number of days worked each week by mine-workers in Great Britain during the year 1929, and the average each week during the first nine months of 1931?

Photo of Mr Isaac Foot Mr Isaac Foot , Bodmin

During the year 1929, the average number of shifts per week worked by mine-workers was 4.93 and during the first nine months of 1931, 4,67. As regards South Wales and Monmouth the figures included are those for the year ended January, 1930, and the nine months ended October, 1931, respectively.