HC Deb 24 February 1971 vol 812 cc138-9W
64. Mr. Russell Johnston

asked the retary of State for Scotland what consultation there has been between the Scottish Office and British Petroleum on the future of North Sea oil and gas.

Mr. Younger

Whilst my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, is responsible for petroleum resources on the Continental Shelf, British Petroleum has kept the Scottish Office informed about the progress of its exploration in Scottish waters.

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