§ Mr. Stephen Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether his Depart- 18W ment will now make a substantial grant to assist the National Centre for Alternative Technology and Resource Conservation with its experimental work.
§ Mr. John Smith
No. The head of this centre has been in communication with my Department and has been informed that the Department might be prepared to consider financial support for a specific research project bearing directly on economic and efficient production of energy. No such project has been put forward.