HC Deb 03 April 1987 vol 113 c630W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what has been the total capital expenditure over the past five years on developing the coal mining industry; and what proportion of this has taken place in the coalfields of Wales.

Mr. David Hunt

Capital expenditure in the coal industry over the past five years has totalled almost £3.3 billion, of which £175 million (at outturn prices) has been invested in Wales.

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