130. Mr. Wakefield
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what representations he has received protesting against the proposal to prospect for opencast coal in the Cordwell Valley.
§ Mr. P. Noel-Baker
I have received representations about the proposal to prospect for opencast coal in the Cord-well Valley from three local authorities, ten local societies and a number of business firms and residents in the area. Some of the societies also wrote to hon. Members, nine of whom have written to me about it.