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Orders of the Day — Electricity Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:12 pm on 13th December 1988.

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Photo of Mr Tony Marlow Mr Tony Marlow , Northampton North 9:12 pm, 13th December 1988

The hon. Gentleman says that the Conservative party has an obsession with nuclear power. He seems to think that, by definition, nuclear power is much more expensive than electricity generated in any other way. Why is it that in France, which has much more nuclear power than we have, electricity is much more cheaply produced than here?