Orders of the Day — Electricity (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:37 pm on 7th December 1982.

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Photo of Mr Gordon Wilson Mr Gordon Wilson , Dundee East 4:37 pm, 7th December 1982

Surely the boards could have stopped work on those power stations instead of going ahead with completion, especially as they knew that they would have to close the Carolina Port B oil-fired power station in Dundee. Should not the boards also have taken into account the fact that the gas grid network was extending northwards and, therefore, that gas would make a substantial penetration into the energy market?