§ Mr. N. Macpherson
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will appoint a Commission to consider what would be the cost of rehabilitating the lead mines at Wanlockhead and to report upon the profitability of mining lead in that district.
§ Mr. Shinwell
As announced to the House on 2nd August, I have set up a Committee of Inquiry to consider the possibilities and means of developing certain minerals in the national interest. Consideration of the lead mines at Wanlockhead comes within their terms of reference.