HC Deb 11 January 1995 vol 252 c160W
Mr. Alison

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if the Coal Authority and the Health and Safety Executive have reached an agreement on safety matters as required by the Coal Industry Act 1994.

Mr. Charles Wardle

Yes. I have today laid a copy of the "Memorandum of Agreement" before both Houses of Parliament, pursuant to section 4(2) of the Coal Industry Act 1994.