HC Deb 04 July 1995 vol 263 cc151-2W
Mr. O'Neill

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what assessment he has made of the impact of the Gas Bill's requirement to legacy transportation holders to operate on terms with like effect and consequences as those without these contracts on increased competition in the gas market. [30098]

Mr. Eggar

[holding answer 26 June 1995]: The requirements in question, which are contained in the draft standard conditions of shippers' licences, are designed to help secure effective competition in the gas market. We believe, subject to any further points arising in the continuing consultation, that they will have this effect.

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