§ Mrs. Helen Jackson
To ask the President of the Board of Trade (1) what representations he has had from the Major Energy Users Council about the costs of electricity to the steel industry;
(2) when he will next meet the Energy Intensive Users Group and the Major Energy Users Council to discuss electricity-pricing mechanisms;
(3) if he will bring forward proposals to reduce the fossil fuel levy to large users of electricity and manufacturing industry to the extent necessary to bring their energy costs in line with European competitors;
(4) if he will bring in reforms to the regulatory mechanism to ensure that electricity costs for manufacturing industry are competitive.