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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1949.

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Photo of Miss Jennie Lee Miss Jennie Lee , Cannock 12:00 am, 7th July 1949

Is the Lord President of the Council aware that a number of us in this House who represent mining constituencies are counting the number of Thursdays between now and the Summer Recess? Knowing the Lord President's sympathetic interest in the problem of giving miners whose cottages are damaged by mining subsidence some protection, may I ask if he now can give us a firm statement of when we can hope for legislation to deal with this matter?