§ 70. Mr. Nabarro
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the detailed reasons for the abandonment by his Department of opencast mining proposals on the Sites M/9/550/1, Crundle, and M/9/551/1, The Elms, in the Martley Rural District of Western Worcestershire.
§ Mr. P. Noel-Baker
The proposals for the opencast working of coal at Crundle and The Elms have not been abandoned. A meeting with the Worcestershire County Council will shortly be held to consider the programme of prospecting in the county.