HC Deb 23 March 1971 vol 814 c103W
Mr. Milne

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the opencast sites completed in Northumberland in each of the years since 1960, and those in operation at present.

Mr. Ridley

Production of coal at the sites listed below ended in the years indicated:

  • 1962—Radar South and Red House.
  • 1965—Bay's Leap and Black Row.
  • 1966—Acorn Bank and Extensions, Bay's Leap Extension.
  • 1970—Havelock.

Coal is still being worked at the following sites:

Coldrife, Horsley, Ladyburn, Radar North and Extensions, Sproats.