§ Mr. Harry Barnes
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what requests he has received to meet a deputation from firms, councils and others directly affected by the underground fire burning on Callywhite lane industrial estate in Dronfield, Derbyshire to discuss ways and means by which his Department will assist in overcoming this emergency.
§ Mr. Trippier
In addition to the hon. Member's request to my right hon. Friend to meet a deputation to discuss this matter, we have received similar requests from the right hon. Member for Chesterfield (Mr Benn) the former hon. Member for Derbyshire, North-East, Mr. Ellis, industrialists on the estate, solicitors acting for landowners, the North-East Derbyshire district council and the Dronfield town council.