asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what was the total output per shift at the coal face in the Scottish coalfields during the periods April to June, 1939, inclusive, April to June, 1942, inclusive and April to June, 1943, inclusive?
The average output per shift at the coal face in the Scottish coalfields as a whole was 53.96 cwts. in the June quarter of 1939, 50.99 cwts. in the same quarter of 1942, and 48.06 cwts. in 1943.