Electricity Supply (Sharing)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Energy – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th July 1991.

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Photo of Mr Hugh Dykes Mr Hugh Dykes , Harrow East 12:00 am, 15th July 1991

I thank my hon. Friend for that answer. Will he confirm that Her Majesty's Government will press that campaign and policy vigorously, bearing in mind that there are rumours of tardiness by other member states as well as some of the officials in the Commission dealing with that policy? Notwithstanding that the single market has not yet begun—[Interruption.]—if I had a hat I could take it off to hear my hon. Friend's answer—does my hon. Friend agree that a single market for electricity supply is vital so that we can sell some of our electricity to the continent?