§ Mr. Hooley
asked the Secretary of State for Energy (1) if he will list in the Official Report the main contracts so far awarded in connection with the Joint European Torus project at Culham and the country of origin of the successful tenders;
(2) if he will list in the Official Report the main items so far put out to tender in respect of the Joint European Torus project at Culham; and how many tenders for each item have been received from British companies.
§ Mr. Benn
These are matters for the management of the Joint European Torus project, which is independent of Her Majesty's Government.
I am satisfied that the rules under which the project has been established ensure fair treatment for British and other European companies in respect of tenders and contract awards.