Opencast Mining (Land Restoration)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Town and Country Planning – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22 March 1945.

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Photo of Mr John Tinker Mr John Tinker , Leigh 12:00, 22 March 1945

asked the Minister of Town and Country Planning if he is informed when the ground is levelled after the finish of opencast mining; and, as it takes years for the settling of land after the removal of the coal, what steps he proposes to take to preserve the amenities of the countryside in such cases.