§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what are his future plans in respect of Grimethorpe power station; if he has any plans to provide Government funding to assist research at this plant to continue; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Michael Spicer
My Department is at present considering carefully a request from British Coal for financial support for additional trials to be carried out at the Grimethorpe experimental facility. I am not yet able to make a statement.