§ Mr. Edwards
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what proposals the Government have to assist research into the use of hydrogen as a fuel in the internal combustion engine. 
§ Mr. Battle
The Government are supporting research at the University of Loughborough on novel techniques for the storage of hydrogen fuel. In addition, proposals have been invited under the Foresight Vehicles LINK Programme, covering the supply, distribution and provision for refuelling, of gaseous fuels for road vehicles, and also for on-board storage and re-forming of methane into hydrogen for use in fuel cells.