Former coalfields 'decline further'

Coalmining areas in England that were worst affected by pit closures in the 1980s and 1990s slipped further down a national league table on a range of social indicators between 1998 and 2006, according to a report by the public sector watchdog.

by Ben Willis and Jamie Carpenter

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