HC Deb 16 February 1990 vol 167 cc438-9W
Mr. Fisher

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will visit the Berryhill area of Stoke-on-Trent to see the area of land which British Coal wishes to turn into an opencast site.

Mr. Michael Spicer

No. I cannot give such an undertaking. To do so could prejudice the Secretary of State's position were a planning application to come before him on appeal.