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Volume 319: debated on Tuesday 2 February 1937

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asked the Secretary for Mines whether he will state, in appropriate form and based upon existing agreements in each of the coal-mining areas, the actual profit per ton of coal which the coalowners are entitled to receive before miners' wages can be increased above the existing minimum wages?

I would refer the hon. Member to the answer which I gave on 2nd July, 1936, to the hon. Member for Llanelly (Mr. J. Griffiths), of which I am sending him a copy.

Westhoughton, at any given date in 1915, 1920, 1930, and the end of January, 1937, respectively?