§ 38. Mr. Hastings
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what acreage of farmland in the United Kingdom has been purchased by the Coal Board during the last six months; what price was paid; and what is the purpoe of these purchases.
§ Mr. John Moore
These questions do not fall within the competence of my Department but are for the National Coal Board. I have asked the chairman to write to my hon. Friend.