HL Deb 28 October 1987 vol 489 cc628-9WA
The Earl of Lauderdale

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What steps they propose to take to ensure that energy costs to British industry match those available to its European and world competitors respectively.

Viscount Davidson

The Government recognises the importance which industry attaches to a competitive energy market. To this end, they will continue to promote competition and efficiency in the supply and use of energy.