§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will issue a directive under Section 4 of the Water Act 1973 to lower the charges for water used for generation of electricity as such energy generation is in the public interest.
§ Mr. Denis Howell
I would refer the hon. Member to my reply of Monday 2nd February 1976 to the hon. Member for Derbyshire, South-East (Mr. Rost).