HC Deb 13 July 1995 vol 263 c749W
Mr. Tipping

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement about the planned transfer of British Coal's recreational estate to the Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation and to the National Playing Fields Association. [33118]

Mr. Page

[holding answer 12 July 1995]: It is the Government's objective that British Coal land currently in active use for sport and recreation is retained for those purposes.

I hope to be in a position to make a further announcement shortly.