Oral Answers to Questions — Electricity Generation (Thermal Efficiency)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd May 1976.

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Photo of Mr Peter Rost Mr Peter Rost , Derbyshire South East 12:00 am, 3rd May 1976

Does the Minister not accept that meaningful comparisons have been made—particularly by the EEC—on a strictly comparable basis, which show that the CEGB is bottom of the European league on thermal efficiency? Will he not at least instigate an inquiry into the reasons for this, as there would be savings in fuel and electricity bills to the consumer if we got up to the average European standards?