§ 63. Mr. Shinwell
asked the Minister of Power whether he will ensure that the National Coal Board refrain from tipping waste material on the seashore of the County of Durham.
§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Minister of Power (1) whether he will seek such powers as may be necessary to enable him to see that all dangerous slag heaps are cleared forthwith, and that the National Coal Board commences immediately to clear these heaps of waste by placing them underground into disused pits;
(2) whether he will cause an investigation to be made to ascertain the number of waste heaps which are in the coalmining areas and the estimated cost of clearing these by placing them into disused pits.