HC Deb 18 December 1945 vol 417 cc1092-3
14. Mr. Keeling

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will ensure that opencast mining near Wentworth Woodhouse shall not damage the famous Georgian mansion; and whether he intends to restore the park by planting.

The Minister of Fuel and Power (Mr. Shinwell)

It is intended that damage to the mansion will be avoided and that measures for restoration of the park will be undertaken in consultation with my right hon. Friend the Minister of Town and Country Planning and with the local interests concerned.