Oral Answers to Questions — Fuel and Power

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  • Colliery Canteens (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the number of canteens now established at coal mines; what proportion of these supply hot meals; and what is the number of pits at which no canteen facilities...

  • Miners' Diseases. (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether the incidence of industrial diseases among coalminers is increasing; whether he will give figures showing the increase in the number of cases of...

  • Coal-Stocking Dump Site. (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the cost of equipping the site of the coal-stocking dump, of which he has been informed; why, after this expenditure, the site has been abandoned without any...

  • Blocked-Up Windows (Translucent Material) (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he is aware of the large amount of fuel which is wasted in providing light to illuminate rooms without sufficient natural light owing to the total or...

  • Laid-off Miners (Utilisation) (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will make it possible that miners ready for work but not required will, instead of being laid off, be given the opportunity of assisting in the...

  • Mineworkers (Statistics) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Fuel and Power how many employees were at work in coalmines on 1st January, 1942; and how many were so employed at the most recent date for which figures are available?

  • Coal Output (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the average output in the year 1939 per coal face worker and per employee at the mines of Great Britain, respectively; and the relative figures so far...

  • Absenteeism (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will give the figures of absenteeism for coal-getters, other underground workers and surface workers, respectively, before and since wages were raised?

  • Black-out Arrangements (Daylight) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he can take steps to ensure more efficient use of daylight in black-out arrangements and save electricity and fuel?

  • Coal Stack, Solihull (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Fuel and Power (1) whether he will give an estimate of the percentage of coal converted into slack in the course of unloading and stacking at the Solihull reserve dump; (2)...