HC Deb 19 November 1986 vol 105 c231W
Mr. Greg Knight

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what would be the effect on energy costs of the phasing out of nuclear power in Great Britain.

Mr. Goodlad

The effect would be to raise the price of electricity. The extent to which it rose would depend on factors such as the time-table of the phase-out and the paths of fossil fuel prices. Nuclear power continues to have an important role to play in energy supply.

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