Oil Supplies

Oral Answers to Questions — Energy – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th June 1979.

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Photo of Mr Hilary Miller Mr Hilary Miller , Bromsgrove and Redditch 12:00 am, 11th June 1979

asked the Secretary of State for Energy, in the light of the restrictions which some suppliers have imposed on the delivery of petrol to garages, if he will make a statement on the availability of oil fuels.

Photo of Sir David Price Sir David Price , Eastleigh

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what steps he proposes to take to ensure that Great Britain does not suffer from an energy shortage, in view of the current uncertainties over the future of world oil supplies.

Photo of Peter Viggers Peter Viggers , Gosport

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the supply situation for petroleum products.

Photo of Mr Trevor Skeet Mr Trevor Skeet , Bedford

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what is the supply position of petroleum products; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Mr David Howell Mr David Howell , Guildford

The matters raised in these questions will be dealt with in a statement which, with permission, I will be seeking to make to the House this afternoon.

Several Hon. Members:

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Photo of Mr George Thomas Mr George Thomas , Cardiff West

If the hon. Members whose questions are being answered will wait, I shall call them when the statement is made.