HC Deb 22 July 1970 vol 804 c158W
Mr. Ian Campbell

asked the Minister of Technology if he will take steps to subsidise the National Coal Board, in order to offset the requirements on the South of Scotland Electricity Board to comply with paragraph 37 of Command Paper No. 3437 to use coal without regard to its own commercial judgment.

Mr. Ridley

Such a subsidy would be inappropriate to present circumstances.

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