Nationalised Industries and Local Authorities (Fuels)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th May 1965.

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Photo of Mr Frederick Lee Mr Frederick Lee , Newton 12:00 am, 25th May 1965

My hon. Friend is absolutely right. This is an illustration of what I have said, that for many years ahead the electricity industry will increase its demand on coal. If the proper orders for coal were not placed now it may not be able to spend the capital to increase the level of supply.