Indigenous Fuel

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th December 1967.

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Photo of Mr Richard Marsh Mr Richard Marsh , Greenwich 12:00 am, 12th December 1967

In a modern industrial economy, it is rather difficult to prevent oil imports and, under the policy of the White Paper both the rate of increase in oil consumption will be much lower than in the past and the amount of oil as a proportion of the power economy will be much less than in most other countries.