Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry. – in the House of Commons on 27th January 1942.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Colegate Mr Arthur Colegate , The Wrekin

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he will give the figures of

Inspections made in the Northern Division, 1935–1941.
Year.Northumberland.Durham.Cumberland.Yorks. (N.R.).

absenteeism in the principal coalfields of Great Britain for the years 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940 and 1941?

Photo of Mr David Grenfell Mr David Grenfell , Gower

It would not be in the public interest to give the details asked for by the hon. Member in war-time.

Photo of Sir Granville Gibson Sir Granville Gibson , Pudsey and Otley

Has the hon. Gentleman considered the formation of any scheme for the diminution of the anti-loyal displays of absenteeism that we have had recently?

Photo of Mr David Grenfell Mr David Grenfell , Gower

I am not sure what the hon. Member means by "anti-loyal."