HC Deb 11 April 1967 vol 744 c160W
Mr. Eadie

asked the Minister of Power what are his proposals for fields of industrial research on borderline technical projects in which more than one fuel industry could be involved.

Mr. Freeson

Proposals for research are primarily a matter for the industries financing it. There is much collaboration in projects of common interest between the nationalised fuel industries themselves, and between them and private industrial firms. Co-ordination of this kind is a matter to which my right hon. Friend pays particular attention when reviewing the research programmes of the nationalised fuel industries with the help of the Advisory Council on Research and Development.

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