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Nuclear Power

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:02 pm on 22nd October 2002.

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Photo of Mr Kevin Hughes Mr Kevin Hughes Labour, Doncaster North 9:02 pm, 22nd October 2002

Coal has a future; it has a key role in our energy supply. It can produce fewer emissions with the use of the new-generation clean-coal technology that could come on stream with some support and help from the Government. My hon. Friend rightly points out that we need to maintain diversity. Any sensible Government must do that.