HC Deb 13 March 1980 vol 980 c644W
Mr. Cook

asked the Prime Minister whether the proposed construction of advanced gas cooled reactor nuclear power stations at Heysham and Torness has been referred to the Central Policy Review Staff; and what are the terms of reference.

The Prime Minister

The electricity supply industry announced recently that in view of lower demand forecasts it is reviewing its investment programmes. The possible implications of any change in those programmes for the United Kingdom power plant industry are being studied by the Government Departments concerned and by the Central Policy Review Staff.

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