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Coal Industry (Productivity)

Volume 130: debated on Monday 28 March 1988

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20.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what are the latest figures for productivity in the coal mining industry.

Deep-mined revenue output per man shift was 3·90 tonnes for the week ended 12 March.

33.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what are the latest figures for productivity in the coal mining industry.

32.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will give the latest production figures for output per manshift in British Coal; and what were the comparable figures three years ago.

Deep-mined revenue output per man shift was 3·90 tonnes for the week ended 12 march. The average for 1984–85 was 2·08 tonnes.

26.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the tonnage expected to be produced by deep-mined and opencast operations in Scotland in 1988.