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Machine Cut Coal (Percentages)

Volume 393: debated on Tuesday 9 November 1943

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the percentage of the coal cut by machinery in 1939, in 1941 and at the present time?

The percentage of coal cut by machinery at mines under the Coal Mines Act in Great Britain in the years 1939, 1941, 1942, was 61, 66 and 66 per cent. respectively.