HC Deb 17 January 1968 vol 756 cc611-2W
Mr. Leadbitter

asked the Minister of Technology what progress has been made in promoting exports in advanced gas-cooled reactor power equipment.

Mr. Benn:

Tenders for advanced gas-cooled power reactors have been submitted in the Argentine and Belgium, and will shortly be submitted in the Netherlands and Italy. A licensing agreement has been reached with a German firm.

how many square feet of office space his Department occupies at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, West Freugh, National Engineering Laboratory, East Kilbride, and Tolly Research Station, Aberdeen, respectively.

Mr. Benn:

The other Government Departments with which my Ministry shares premises in Scotland and the amount of office space occupied by my Department in these premises is set out in the table below:

Discussions have been held with firms and generating organisations in a number of other countries and in some instances indicative prices have been quoted to the latter.