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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Technology – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18th March 1968.

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Photo of Dr Jeremy Bray Dr Jeremy Bray , Middlesbrough West 12:00 am, 18th March 1968

Clearly, it is undesirable to build power stations when there is not a demand for the electricity generated and the power station programme is sufficient to meet expected needs. As my hon. Friend knows, any revision in the power programme comes mainly from changed forecasts of demand.