HC Deb 20 March 1998 vol 308 c763W
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. [35228]

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.