HC Deb 17 February 1986 vol 92 c32W
32. Mr. Jack Thompson

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he has had any discussions with the chairman of the National Coal Board regarding reorganisation of the coal board at area level; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. David Hunt

At my right hon. Friend's meetings with the chairman of the NCB all aspects of the coal industry are discussed, including the organisation of the board's activities.