§ Mr. Lofthouse
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he has any plans to privatise any of the National Coal Board's present operations.
§ Mr. John Moore
I have nothing to add to what I told the House in the Adjournment debate on 23 November 1981.
§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he will invite Lord Sieff or some other director of Marks and Spencer to become chairman of the National Coal Board.
§ Mr. Mellor
I have nothing to add to the reply given to the hon. Member for West Stirlingshire (Mr. Canavan) on Monday, 21 December 1981.