HC Deb 12 March 1991 vol 187 c431W
Dr. Kim Howells

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy whether he intends to review the current arrangements for governing the distribution of licences to mine coal(a) in deep mines and (b) in licensed mines.

Mr. Heathcoat-Amory

British Coal is reviewing its licensing procedures in the light of increases in the limits applicable to licensed opencast and deep mine operations introduced by the Coal Industry Act 1990.

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