HC Deb 14 April 1976 vol 909 c553W
Mr. Gordon Wilson

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what conferences or exhibitions in the United Kingdom or abroad dealing with North Sea oil have either been sponsored or financed by the Government; and if he will give the location, general theme and cost of each such conference held during 1975.

Mr. Benn

In 1975 the Government sponsored or co-sponsored the following four conferences or seminars all of which were intended to publicise the opportunities for British industry arising from offshore oil and gas exploration and development.

Location Cost to the Government
Dundee £240
Northampton Nil
Cardiff Nil
Belfast £100