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Machine-Cut Coal

Volume 440: debated on Thursday 24 July 1947

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what is the approximate percentage of the total output of coal now cut by machinery.

In 1946, which is the latest date for which figures are available, 74 per cent. of the total output of deepmined coal was cut by machinery.