HC Deb 05 February 1976 vol 904 c692W
Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether, in view of the urgency of the matter so far as employment is concerned, he will expedite all decisions necessary to enable opencast coal development to proceed in the Westfield area of Fife.

Mr. Eadie

Action on the applications by the National Coal Board for an authorisation to work this site and for an associated road closure are proceeding with all due urgency.