HC Deb 24 July 1989 vol 157 cc576-7W
Mr. Heddle

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will publish in theOfficial Report, for each year for which figures are available, the cost of compensation and repairs for coal mining subsidence damage.

Mr. Michael Spicer

Actual cash expenditure by British Coal during each of the last three financial years is as follows:

£ million
1986–87 54.5
1987–88 48.9
1988–89 43.1