§ Mr. Lawson
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many representations he has received from individuals or organisations suggesting that, in the event of a planning application being received to mine coal in the Vale of Belvoir, it should be the subject of a planning inquiry commission under Section 47 of the Town and Country Planning Act; and what has been the general nature of his replies.
§ Mr. Freeson
Seven. Replies have indicated that the matter would be considered if and when an application is made.