HC Deb 21 April 1993 vol 223 c106W
Mr. Simon Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment for which imports to industry, other than aggregates, policy is based on detailed 20-year forecasts of supply and demand.

Mr. Baldry

Long-term projections of demand are used to inform the preparation of planning guidance issued by my Department for the minerals used in cement making and for silica sand.