A History of the Ministry of Information, 1939-46

RG 23/85 - The Recruitment of Boys to the Mining Industry, An inquiry carried out in Six Coalfields for the Directorate of Recruitment, Ministry of Fuel and Power, and the National Coal Board, August-October 1946, April 1947.

  1. Contents
  2. Preface
  3. Summary
  4. Part One - The Employment of boys in Six Coalfields
  5. Part Two - Attitudes toward coal-mining as a Job
  6. Part Three - Attitudes toward conditions in Coal-mining
  7. Part Four - The Future of Coal-mining
  8. Results
  9. Questionnaire (Parents)
  10. Questionnaire (Boys)
  11. Appendix B - The Samples
  12. Appendix C - The extent to which Miners and their Wives come from Mining Families

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