§ Mr. Skeet
asked the Secretary of State for Energy (1), pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Bedford on 3 February, Official Report, c. 151–52, what total investment will be required to commission the 42.8 million tonnes of coal capacity completed or under construction at September 1982; and if he will estimate the capital cost per tonne of capacity provided;
(2) how much of the 42.8 million tonnes referred to in the answer to the hon. Member for Bedford on 3 February, Official Report, c. 151–52, is currently operational; by what date the additional tonnage of capacity is likely to be operating; and what is the amount of additional funds that will have to be committed to complete the operation.
§ Mr. John Moore
These are matters for the National Coal Board. I shall ask the chairman to write to the hon. Member.