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Volume 319: debated on Tuesday 2 February 1937

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asked the Secretary for Mines whether he can state the number of persons employed in or about coal mines within each of the urban districts of Aspull, Backrod, Hindley, and

Year.Average Number of Persons employed in and about mines situated in the Urban District Area of
On 23rd January, 1937, no mines were producing coal in these urban districts but according to the returns supplied to the Mines Department upwards of zoo men were still on the colliery books at mines in the Hindley and Westhoughton areas.