Oral Answers to Questions — Fuel Shortages

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd December 1970.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Swain Mr Thomas Swain , North East Derbyshire 12:00 am, 3rd December 1970

Will the Prime Minister consider the proposal to set up a committee, with himself as chairman, and call the heads of the nationalised industries together—provided that he can find a room big enough for Lord Robens' head—to discuss the possibilities of a concerted fuel policy, not only for this winter but for next winter and the winter following, giving coal its rightful place in the fuel economy?