HC Deb 02 April 1968 vol 762 c58W
62. Mr. Kelley

asked the Minister of Power, if he will give directions to ensure that oil consumption by the gas and electricity industries is kept to a minimum, in view of the recent sharp increases in their prices.

Mr. Marsh

No. The industries are already using more coal than would be economic but the extra costs incurred are reimbursable from the Exchequer.

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