HC Deb 20 December 1989 vol 164 c306W
Dr. Woodcock

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy whether he will direct British Coal to bring its loyalty agreements into line with general agreement on tariffs and trade regulations.

Mr. Michael Spicer

I believe that restricting competition from coal imports by discriminatory pricing arrangements is not in the best interests of the consumer. Questions relating to the GATT are a matter for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry.

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