HC Deb 01 February 1974 vol 868 cc198-9W
Mr. Bruce-Gardyne

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what discussions he has had with the Polish authorities regarding their willingness to supply coal for United Kingdom consumption; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Peter Walker

The Polish authorities have been interested for some time in the possibility of long-term arrangements for the supply of Polish coal to the United Kingdom market. Consequently I and officials of my Department have had a number of discussions with them on this subject over the past year.

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