HC Deb 15 December 1958 vol 597 cc145-6W
76. Mr. Mason

asked the Paymaster-General how many atomic power stations are to be built within the re-phased pro- gramme; and to what extent he has considered how this cut down in number is affecting the building companies concerned.

Sir I. Horobin

As my right hon. Friend informed the hon. Member on 3rd April, it now seems likely that the programme can be fulfilled with fourteen or fewer stations. I have no reason to believe that the nuclear power consortia are adversely affected by an achievement to which they have largely contributed.

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