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Nuclear Power

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:47 pm on 22nd October 2002.

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Photo of Tom Watson Tom Watson Labour, West Bromwich East 7:47 pm, 22nd October 2002

Is the hon. Gentleman suggesting that the Government should allow British Energy to enter bankruptcy? If he is, will he suggest how the 15 per cent. reduction in base load could be replaced overnight?