HC Deb 02 February 1979 vol 961 cc587-8W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will indicate the terms of reference he has given for the study of fireclay by the Institute of Geological Sciences.

Mr. Les Huckfield

The Institute of Geological Sciences has been asked to report on the geological distribution of fireclay resources in the United Kingdom, and their availability exploration, and utilisation, having regard to likely future demand.