HC Deb 08 March 1971 vol 813 c6W
56. Mr. Dykes

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will give an up-to-date assessment of the national solid smokeless fuel situation and the outlook for the remainder of the winter.

Mr. Ridley

Since the reply which my hon. Friend the Minister for Industry gave on 8th February to my hon. Friend, the Member for Blackpool, South (Mr. Blaker) a further month of the winter has passed, and I have no reason to modify the assessment which he then made.—[Vol. 811, c. 20.]

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