HC Deb 23 January 1991 vol 184 c326

Mr. Secretary Wakeham, supported by Mr. Secretary Heseltine, Mr. John Selwyn Gummer, Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Secretary Lang, Mr. David Heathcoat-Amory and Mr. Colin Moynihan, presented a Bill to repeal and re-enact with amendments the Coal-Mining (Subsidence) Act 1957 and, in the Coal Industry Act 1975, section 2(4) and paragraphs 1 to 4 of Schedule 1; to make provision for imposing further obligations on the British Coal Corporation, including obligations corresponding to those voluntarily accepted by them under their code of practice concerning compensation for subsidence damage; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 63.]