§ Mr. Redwood
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what plans the Government have to subsidise the generators to burn additional volumes of coal. 
§ Mrs. Beckett
[holding answer 19 March 1998]: Choice of energy sources for power stations is currently the subject of a Government Review. I refer the right hon. Gentleman to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Rugby and Kenilworth (Mr. King) of 22 December 1997, Official Report, columns 519–20.