HC Deb 20 January 1994 vol 235 c779W
14. Mr. Foulkes

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what discussions he has had with electricity generators concerning further generating capacity in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Tim Smith

None. Following the privatisation of the electricity industry in Northern Ireland responsibility for ordering new generating capacity rests solely with Northern Ireland Electricity plc. Northern Ireland's immediate power requirements will be met by the planned construction of an electricity interconnector with Scotland.

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