§ 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.