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Production (Statistics)

Volume 415: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power how many tons of coal were produced in each month from 1st May to 30th September last.

The following are the figures:

Average Weekly Output of Saleable Mined Coal May to September, 1945.
'000 tons.
May3,010
June*3,599
July3,222
August2,363
September*3,467
* Average of five weeks.

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will publish monthly figures of coal production in future.

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will now give the House the figures on which his Ministry informed the Press on 5th October that coal output was higher than at any time since June; and any later figures.

I would refer the hon. and gallant Member to my reply to-day in answer to the hon. Member for Basing-stoke (Squadron-Leader Donner).