HC Deb 23 February 1953 vol 511 c187W
72. Mr. Bartley

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power to state the amount of grants which have been made by his Department to the National Coal Board under Section 11 of the Coal Mining (Subsidence) Act, 1950, for 1950, 1951 and 1952.

Mr. Joynson-Hicks

Grants totalling £500,000 have so far been made in respect of the initial period to 31st December, 1952, specified in the Act. The Act does not provide for annual grants in respect of any year before 1953.