HC Deb 12 December 1988 vol 143 c480W
53. Mr. Harry Barnes

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he has plans in the current parliamentary Session to introduce measures to improve compensation arrangements for those who suffer from the effects of coal mining subsidence.

Mr. Michael Spicer

Decisions on coal mining subsidence legislation will be taken after careful consideration of all comments received on the Government's consultation Paper issued earlier this year. The legislation will be introduced when the legislative timetable permits.