Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power

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  • Nuclear Power (Dungeness B Station) (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power (1) what decision he has reached about the most suitable reactor system for the second nuclear power programme; (2) what will be the cost of generating electricity...

  • Agricultural Land (Pylons) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power what compensation is being paid by the Central Electricity Generating Board and the area boards for the erection of poles and pylons across agricultural land; and...

  • Underground Electricity Transmission Lines (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power what research is being carried out into reducing the cost of main underground electricity transmission lines.

  • Area Gas Boards (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power if he will take steps to widen the representation on area gas boards.

  • Nationalised Industries and Local Authorities (Fuels) (14 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power by what criteria the nationalised industries are to judge whether they use coal or oil.

  • Sub-Tenants (Electricity and Gas Charges) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power if he will make a statement on the outcome of the action taken by the nationalised power industries to prevent the exploitation of sub-tenants, by excessive charges...

  • Strip Mill Capacity (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power what are his plans for the extension of steel strip mill capacity; and if he will make a statement.

  • Electricity Boards (Payment of Wages) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power if he will issue a general direction, in the public interest, to the electricity boards that their employees' wages are always to be paid promptly, and that, in an...

  • North Thames Gas Board (Lighterage Firms) (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of power if he will, in the public interest, give a general direction to the North Thames Gas Board not to close down their lighterage firms without full prior consultation...

  • North Sea Operations (Licences) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power when he intends to issue the next batch of production licences for the North Sea, and on what basis; and what have been the reasons for the delay.

  • Anglo-French Co-operation (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power if he will consult the French Government with a view to Anglo-French co-operation in the joint development of nuclear and tidal power schemes, and the further...

  • Steel Companies (Loans) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power what is the total amount of loans made by the Exchequer to steel companies that are in private ownership, since the time of their denationalisation.

  • Steel Nationalisation (Discussions) (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power what further discussions have now been held with the steel companies affected with regard to proposals, other than those laid down in the White Paper, for the future...

  • Gas and Electricity Industries (Finance) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power what steps he is taking, in view of the rapid increase in the sales of gas, to bring about more realistic competition with electricity by placing both industries in...

  • Fuel Industries (Advertising) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power what steps he is taking to curb unnecessary competition in advertising between the gas and electricity industries and to create a co-ordinated advertising policy...

  • Overhead Power Line (Gloucester — Ystradgynlais) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Power whether he will hold a public inquiry into the proposed line of the 400 kV. overhead power line from Gloucester to Ystradgynlais.