HC Deb 31 October 1975 vol 898 c630W
Mr. Patrick Jenkin

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will publish a table showing representative prices current on 1st October 1975, expressed in pence per gallon, for gas oil and heating oils in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands, taking exchange rates prevailing on the same date.

Mr. John Smith

Typical prices on 1st October 1975, taking exchange rates as on 1st October, were as follows:

should be in operation by 1978. Information from the operation of this plant and from complementary development work should enable a full size demonstration plant to be built in the early 1980s. This plant should be in operation from about 1985 and would be the basis for the construction of subsequent production plants as and when they are needed. It is expected that four such production plants will be required at Windscale by the early 1990s.

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