HC Deb 07 December 1953 vol 521 c1613
39. Sir L. Ropner

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the number of new coal mines which the National Coal Board are sinking for which he has given permission; and how many of these are situated in Yorkshire.

Mr. Joynson-Hicks

The National Plan for the Coalmining Industry provides for the sinking of 22 new collieries, including two in Yorkshire, one of which has now been completed.