HC Deb 20 January 1994 vol 235 c809W
Mr. Steinberg

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many job losses have occurred in each of the Durham coal mines as a result of(a) closure and (b) proposed closure.

Mr. Eggar

I have been asked to reply. British Coal has supplied me with the following information concerning its deep-mines in the Durham area:

Colliery Men on colliery books at 13 October 1992 Men on colliery books at 15 January 1994
Easington 1,331 0
Vane Tempest 873 0
Wearmouth 929 27
Westoe 1,170 0