HC Deb 08 February 1977 vol 925 c1248

Mr. Secretary Benn, supported by Mr. Secretary Varley, Mr. Secretary Shore, Mr. Secretary Dell, Mr. Joel Barnett, Dr. J. Dickson Mabon, Mr. Alex Eadie, and Dr. John Cunningham, presented a Bill to increase the limit on the borrowing powers of the National Coal Board, to provide for grants by the Secretary of State to the Board and other persons, to extend the Board's powers and the power to provide pensions and other benefits under the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946; and the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed [Bill 61.]