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If the miners refuse to accept the reasonable NCB offer, the three-day working week will have to continue for some time. Will my right hon. Friend, therefore, discuss with the Chancellor of the Exchequer the possibility of including on the agenda in forthcoming meetings the serious question of many industrial companies and small companies literally facing bankruptcy in the future unless there is a change?
Will the Prime Minister tell his right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Employment that regardless of phase 3 he is empowered to act within legislation to settle this dispute, or has he so circumscribed his powers that the Secretary of State for Employment is now as obsequious as is Mr. Robin Day?