HC Deb 11 June 1979 vol 968 c40W
27. Mr. Dickens

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will issue a direction to the Central Electricity Generating Board to purchase power station valves from British manufacturers and accelerate the placement of current orders of advanced gas-cooled reactors.

Mr. Norman Lamont

No. Subject to normal investment approval for power station projects, the placing of contracts for plant and equipment is a matter for the CEGB.

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