HC Deb 28 January 1987 vol 109 c263W
17. Mr. Nicholas Brown

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is his policy on the maintenance of a domestic workload for the United Kingdom power plant industry; and what measures he has taken towards its implementation.

Mr. Butcher

The domestic workload of the power plant industry is substantially dependent on the ordering programme of the electricity boards, which is not within the control of the Department of Trade and Industry; there are therefore no measures directly available to my Department to maintain this workload.

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