§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list the opencast coal sites in Wales.
§ Mr. Redwood
There are currently 17 operational licensed opencast sites in Wales. These are as follows:
Site County East Pit Extension Dyfed Ffos Las Dyfed Gilfach Iago Dyfed Lane End Clwyd Springhill Quarry Clwyd The Smelt Clwyd Kays and Kears Gwent Great White Tip Mid Glamorgan Helid Colliery Mid Glamorgan Llanilid West Revised Mid Glamorgan Henllan Uchaf Powys Blaenpergwm South West Glamorgan Brawds Level West Glamorgan Derlwyn 2 West Glamorgan Lletty'r Crudd West Glamorgan Nant Helen West Glamorgan Tyn y Craig West Glamorgan