§ Mr. Teddy Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent discussions he has had with Messrs Babcock and Wilcox about their employment position in Scotland: and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Millan
There have been continuing discussions between the Government and Babcock and Wilcox on matters affecting the company, including the employment position. In addition my right hon. Friend the Minister of State met shop stewards from the company on 21st October. These discussions concentrated on progress with the Drax B Power Station orders and the prospects for future orders from other sources.