HC Deb 04 March 1994 vol 238 c893W
Mr. Bermingham

To ask the President of the Board of Trade whether the future Coal Authority will carry responsibility for discharges of mine water; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Eggar

[holding answer 2 March 1994]: I refer the hon. Gentleman to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Caernarfon (Mr. Wigley) on 9 February 1994, Official Report, column 315.