HC Deb 07 December 1973 vol 865 cc504-5W
Mr. Biffen

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what have been the British combined exports and re-exports of crude oil and petroleum products to Holland and Belgium, respectively, for the months of October and November during the current and preceding year.

Mr. Tom Boardman

Information for November 1973 will be available on 31st December 1973. Following is the other information :

mission to three hours a day in order to conserve energy for the priority needs of industry and essential services.

Mr. Emery

All means of achieving economy in the use of energy are kept under constant review. The CEGB informs me that a limitation on television transmissions would most likely result in peaks in electricity consumption during the hours transmission was permitted, which could create operational problems for the generating boards and outweigh any possible advantages.