§ 26. Mr. Gareth Wardell
To ask the President of the Board of Trade when he was made aware of the inclusion of the Point of Ayr colliery in the list of coal mines proposed for closure by British Coal.
§ Mr. Eggar
My right hon. Friend and I were informed by British Coal of the names of the 31 pits which it proposed for closure, which included Point of Ayr, on 12 October.