§ Mr. Gordon Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what estimate he has of the average efficiency of oil, coal and nuclear power stations in England and Wales and the percentage loss of power through transmission in 1973 and 1974.
§ Mr. Alexander Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Energy (1) which coal-fired power stations have temporarily ceased operations since March 1974; what is the installed capacity of each; and what are the projected reopening dates;
(2) what was the total installed capacity of generating plant decommissioned by the Central Electricity Generating Board and South of Scotland Electricity Board in 1971, 1972 and 1973, respectively, and to the nearest date;
(3) what announcements have been made since March 1974 of the forthcoming closures of coal- and oil-fired power stations, respectively; and what is the installed capacity of each of the stations involved and the expected closure date;
(4) which oil-fired power stations have temporarily ceased operations since March 1974; what is the installed capacity of each; and what is the expected date of reopening.
§ Mr. Eadie
I am asking the Chairman of the Central Electricity Generating Board to write to my hon. Friend. To the extent that the Questions concern the electricity supply industry in Scotland they are matters for my right hon. Friend the464W Secretary of State for Scotland, and I am referring them to him.