Coal Miners, Scotland

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 31st July 1952.

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Photo of Sir William Anstruther-Gray Sir William Anstruther-Gray , Berwickshire and East Lothian 12:00 am, 31st July 1952

asked the Minister of Labour how many vacancies there are for coal miners in Scotland; and in which areas these vacancies occur.

Photo of Mr Harold Watkinson Mr Harold Watkinson , Woking

Nine hundred and sixty-three additional experienced coal miners are required. The vacancies are mainly in East and West Fife, Central East, and the Lothians.