HC Deb 11 December 1967 vol 756 c62W
Mr. Monro

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what consultations he has had with the Economic Planning Council about the proposed closure of Fauldhead Colliery on 3rd February, 1968.

Mr. Ross

The Council is being consulted by the Scottish Divisional Chairman of the National Coal Board about this and other proposed colliery closures. The National Coal Board is at the same time having its customary consultations with the unions. Until both these consultations are complete, no final decision about the timing of this or of any other particular colliery closure must be presumed to have been taken.

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