Electricity Generation (East Lothian)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:30 pm on 4th December 1996.

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Photo of Mr Phil Gallie Mr Phil Gallie , Ayr 1:30 pm, 4th December 1996

Does the hon. Gentleman recall environmental arguments that the best way to use Scottish coal was sending the electricity by wire? The proposal would mean coal by wire to Northern Ireland. Will the hon. Gentleman also comment on North Yorkshire, because there seems to be a block on upgrading the interconnector there, which would also be of great value?