§ Mr. David Price
asked the Minister of Technology if he will give details of the three-year programme of work on desalination now being undertaken by the Atomic Energy Authority and authorised by him under the powers given to him in Section 4 of the Science and Technology Act.
§ Mr. Cousins
The Atomic Energy Authority's programme continues as outlined in my reply to the hon. Member for98W of relations between the Department and the engineering industry as a whole and these discussions are continuing.