HC Deb 20 May 1963 vol 678 c11W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Minister of Power what modifications to the structure of the gas industry he envisages; what additional powers he proposes should be vested in the Gas Council and area boards; and when these changes will take place.

Mr. Wood

Some widening of powers and responsibilities at the centre is necessary. I shall soon tell the Select Committee on Nationalised Industries of my proposals for dealing with the questions it raised. but any change in the industry's present structure will need legislation.

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