HC Deb 14 February 1978 vol 944 cc127-8W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he has considered Scandinavian representations about the volume of United Kingdom-derived sulphur dioxide in acid form that is falling in the area; and what measure he has taken or is prepared to take to meet their complaints.

Mr. Eadie

The situation has not changed since I answered Questions by the hon. Member on this and related subjects on 27th and 28th July 1977.—[Vol. 936, c. 237 and 558.] I am aware of the concern of Scandinavian States about the deposition of United Kingdom-derived sulphur dioxide in acid form. The position remains that further concerted international studies are required to establish the pattern of sulphur transport between countries more precisely, its environmental

The question of the monthly wages and salaries bill is a matter for the National Coal Board and I am asking the chairman to write to the hon. Member.