HC Deb 25 June 1997 vol 296 c551W
Ms Cooper

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what progress has been made in appointing a new chief executive of the Coal Authority to succeed Mr. Neville Washington. [5796]

Mr. Battle

The Coal Authority has announced the appointment, with my agreement, of Mr. Kenneth Fergusson as Chief Executive in succession to Mr. Neville Washington.