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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 Gregory Barker Gregory Barker Conservative, Bexhill and Battle 9:02 pm, 22nd October 2002

The hon. Gentleman looks to the future by as much as 20 years, yet the solutions to our energy problems have been distinctly 20th century. He has made no mention of fuel-cell technology or combined heat and power. Surely, we should be investing in new technologies such as those, and breaking the grip of large-scale generators, rather than trying to project 20th-century solutions on to 21st century challenges.