§ 123. Mr. Hamilton
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what progress has been made in discussion of the plan for coal between his Department, the National Coal Board and the National Union of Mineworkers.
§ Mr. P. Noel-Baker
The discussions on the National Coal Board's proposals for a plan for coal are taking place within the industry between the Board and employees' organisations, as part of the normal process of joint consultation, and my Department is not involved in the matter at the present stage.