Mr. H. White
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he has considered the objections of the Derbyshire County Tuberculosis Committee to the development of the opencast site near their sanatorium at Walton; on what grounds he is proceeding with this work in view of the concern it is causing those in charge of the sanatorium; and if he will confer with the Minister of Health on the matter before operations commence.
Major Lloyd George
I am aware that representations have been made both to the Regional Offices of the Ministry of2236W Health and the Ministry of Works, and that, after investigation by the former, the objections were not sustained. On receipt of a notification to that effect my Regional Controller approved the working of the site.