Coal Industry

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:14 pm on 26th June 1989.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr Nicholas Bennett Mr Nicholas Bennett , Pembroke 7:14 pm, 26th June 1989

I have been listening with fascination to the hon. Gentleman's speech. He mentioned both oil and coal, but not nuclear power, which provides the second largest percentage of generated electricity. What representations did he receive from the National Union of Mineworkers and from sponsored Labour Members when they discovered that the new pro-nuclear policy of the Labour party was pushed through while they were out of the room?