HC Deb 09 June 1976 vol 912 cc682-3W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what is the value of the following United Kingdom exports and services: (1) nuclear power stations built abroad, (2) equipment and plant provided for nuclear installations overseas during the past five years, (3) fuel elements reprocessed for foreign authorities during the same period, (4) natural and enriched uranium supplies, (5) licensing and (6) radioisotopes on an annual basis.

Mr. Benn

A complete answer is not possible because some information is a commercial secret or is not collected. The available figures for 1971, 1972 and 1973 are contained in the Annual Statement of the Overseas Trade of the United Kingdom, and for 1974 and 1975 inOverseas Trade Statistics of the United Kingdom. Copies are held in the Library of the House. The information is summarised below:

figures Showing the age structure of the work force employed in coal mining in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Eadie

I have asked the Chairman of the National Coal Board to write to my hon. Friend giving this information as soon as possible.

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