HC Deb 22 May 1992 vol 208 c331W
Mr. Hardy

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what is the present value of the pension funds held for emoployees of British Coal or their dependants; and if he will announce the arrangements to be made to protect both the benefits and the funds themselves following privatisation.

Mr. Eggar

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 20 May to the Member for St. Helens, North (Mr. Evans),Official Report, col. 156. The present values of the pension funds are a matter for the trustees of those pension funds.