HC Deb 09 November 1982 vol 31 c131W
Mr. Eadie

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many tonnes of (a) deep mined and (b) opencast coal the South of Scotland Electricity Board purchased from the National Coal Board in Scotland in the current year; and how many tonnes of coal it expects to purchase during the next 12 months.

Mr. Alexander Fletcher

This is a matter for the board. I shall ask the chairman to write to the hon. Member.