§ 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