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Mr David Macdonald: I give this Bill my hearty support, for I may say that it was my intention—in fact, I was under an obligation to my Constituents—to introduce such a measure in this House, but I had not the good luck of my right hon. Friend who introduced this Bill. The Division which I have the honour to represent is situated right in the centre of the great coal, steel, and engineering industries of...
Mr David Macdonald: For protection.
Mr David Macdonald: To protect the public.
Mr David Macdonald: The public.
Mr David Macdonald: The board says that the land is unsafe.
Mr David Macdonald: You can pack the mines.
Mr David Macdonald: This is a matter which I have followed with very great interest since first it appeared in the columns of the public Press. There is one aspect of this question to which I would like to direct the attention of the House. Up to the present time the points discussed have been, first, whether or not the Government were justified in proceeding with this scheme, and, second, whether or not the...