Electricity and Gas Industries (Co-operation)

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th April 1959.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Palmer Mr Arthur Palmer , Cleveland 12:00 am, 13th April 1959

asked the Paymaster-General what action the Government propose to take on the Report of the Weir Committee on co-operation between the electricity and gas industries.

Photo of Mr Reginald Maudling Mr Reginald Maudling , Barnet

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply which was given to my hon. Friend the Member for Horn-church (Mr. Lagden) on 24th March.

Photo of Mr Arthur Palmer Mr Arthur Palmer , Cleveland

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the Report of the Weir Committee has given tremendous satisfaction to both the electricity industry and the gas industry and that it is regarded as a great vindication of the existing policies of both industries?

Photo of Mr Reginald Maudling Mr Reginald Maudling , Barnet

I think it has been a most useful Report.