Letter: Balance sheet all on the debit side as 30,000 British miners see their jobs destroyed

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The Independent Online
Sir: Why not convert the coal mines that are being closed down into Disney Pits, with tours conducted by Mickey Heseltine? The income from the anticipated influx of foreign visitors might even exceed the loss to our balance of payments arising from this latest instance of the Government's strategy for the regeneration of British industry.

Yours faithfully,


London, N2

14 October