HC Deb 29 April 1988 vol 132 c334W
Mr. Ashby

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy when he expects the consultation document on the proposed legislation on coal mining subsidence compensation to be issued.

Mr. Michael Spicer

The Department of Energy has today issued a consultation document to interested parties. This sets out proposals for coalmining subsidence legislation following the publication on 29 October 1987 of the White Paper in reply to the Waddilove report on "The Repair and Compensation System for Coal Mining Subsidence" (Cm. 235).

Copies have been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.