HC Deb 09 April 1962 vol 657 c80W
57. Mrs. Hart

asked the Minister of Power how many men to be displaced by the closure of Westoun pit, Coalburn, are to be offered alternative employment within the industry.

Mr. George

The Board will do all it can to help the men affected by the closure, but it cannot offer many of them work in the Coalburn district. The Board hopes those who can will transfer to collieries in the Midlands and Yorkshire where men are urgently needed.

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