HC Deb 28 January 1980 vol 977 c449W
Mr. Grimond

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what his proposals are for the use of the surplus profits which will arise owing to the increase in the price of gas.

Mr. Norman Lamont

The cash surpluses of the British Gas Coropration, which are being deposited with the National Loans Fund, are already making a substantial contribution to reducing public sector borrowing and thus to the general health of the economy.

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