HC Deb 15 July 1998 vol 316 cc181-2W
Sir Robert Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what estimate he has made of the effect on carbon dioxide emissions of the Government's moratorium on the building of gas-fired power stations. [50212]

Angela Eagle

The preliminary conclusions of the Government's Review of Energy Sources for Power Generation reaffirm the Government's determination to meet their climate change targets and state that the proposals are consistent with a decline in carbon emissions from the electricity generating industry.