§ Mr. Skinner
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what is the latest estimate of coal imports; and if he will list in the Official Report the countries importing coal and the prices of imported coal per country.
§ Mr. John Moore
The latest estimates of coal imports into the United Kingdom are as follows:
servicing and installation work on gas appliances will be maintained in the event of British Gas having no role in such work if it lost its retailing activity;279W
(2) if he will make a statement on the involvement of British Gas in retailing activity; and if he will state what its future role should be;
(3) how many jobs he envisages would be lost in the event of British Gas being divested of its entire retailing activity.