HC Deb 16 July 1969 vol 787 c122W
90. Mr. Scott-Hopkins

asked the Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what measures he plans to take to assist in the exploration for, and subsequent exploitation of, mineral resources in this country.

Mr. Alan Williams

Consultations are continuing with major interested parties on the Government's suggestions for a reform of mineral rights legislation as outlined in the Answer my right hon. Friend gave on 24th June.—[Vol. 785, c.250–251.]