HC Deb 13 July 1979 vol 970 c329W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Energy how much has been spent to date by the Central Electricity Generating Board in developing pressurised-water reactor plant.

Mr. Norman Lamont

Following the previous Government's announcement in January 1978 that the electricity supply industry should develop the option of adopting the pressurised-water reactor the CEGB has initiated the necessary outline design work with the Nuclear Power Company and has spent some £2 million-£3 million to date.

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