HC Deb 23 April 1956 vol 551 c118W
68. Miss Lee

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power on what basis compensation is assessed and paid to sports organisations that lose their playing fields, wholly or partly, and other amenities owing to opencast coal mining.

Mr. Renton

Compensation is paid to the owners and occupiers of playing fields requisitioned for opencast coal mining in accordance with the Compensation (Defence) Act, 1939, and amending legislation.