HC Deb 05 May 1993 vol 224 c107W
Mr. Steinberg

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if collieries which are to be mothballed will have their shafts, roadways, and coal faces maintained; if water pumping operations will be maintained at collieries where this is necessary; and if he will give details of what the mothballing process consists of.

Mr. Eggar

This is a matter for British Coal.