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Mr. T. Williams
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?
The information is as follows: