HC Deb 29 October 1956 vol 558 c109W
Mr. Warbey

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what is now the revised estimate of the coal equivalent of the atomic power which will be available in 1965 as a result of recent progress in the research, design and construction of nuclear reactors.

Mr. Aubrey Jones

As I indicated to the hon. Member for Cardiff, South-East (Mr. Callaghan) on 30th July last an exact revision of the nuclear power programme must necessarily await the examination of the tenders for the first stations. These were received by the Central Electricity Authority at the beginning of this month.

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