§ 32. Mr. Wainwright
asked the Minister of Power if he will give directions to the National Coal Board under Section 31 (1) of the Act of 1946 to include in their annual accounts a cumulative statement of compensation paid in respect of property damaged by subsidence from 1947 onwards.
§ Mr. Wainwright
I appreciate that Answer, but I cannot see why instructions are not given to the National Coal Board to search out the facts about such 621 subsidence and the cost thereof to the coal mining industry. Miners and others directly interested in the industry should know what subsidence costs the Board. I hope the Minister will—