HC Deb 30 July 1962 vol 664 c17W
88. Mr. Gibson-Watt

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what progress has been made in the negotiations on pitwood prices between the National Coal Board and the home-grown timber industry; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Scott-Hopkins

I understand that an agreement on the main points was reached at a meeting between the two sides last Friday. A number of further details have still to be worked out but the main negotiations have been completed.

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