HL Deb 23 July 1970 vol 311 c1071

My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Bessborough, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to amend the law as to the management and control of mines by making provision with respect to the appointment of persons to assist the manager of a mine in the discharge of his statutory responsibilities, and with respect to under-managers, and for purposes connected therewith. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(Lord Denham.)

On Question, Bill read 1a, and to be printed.