HC Deb 06 November 1978 vol 957 c63W
26. Mr. Fred Evans

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what tonnage of coal has been imported into the United Kingdom during 1978 for use by the National Coal Board, the Central Electricity Generating Board, the British Steel Corporation and National Smokeless Fuels, respectively.

Mr. Eadie

Imports for the first nine months of 1978 included 700,000 tonnes of steam coal for the Central Electricity Generating Board, and 975,000 tonnes of coking coal for the British Steel Corporation. Imported coal is not used by the National Coal Board and National Smokeless Fuels Ltd.

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