HC Deb 23 November 1987 vol 123 c20W
25. Mr. Ashby

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy how many jobs have been created in the east Midlands with the help of British Coal Enterprise.

Mr. Michael Spicer

By the end of October British Coal Enterprise Ltd. had helped create a total of 1,524 job opportunities in its midlands region. I regret that sub-regional figures ae not available.