§ Mr. Austin Mitchell
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he will publish in the Official Report a table showing the average cost per therm to the Central Elecricity Generating Board of coal and heavy burning oil each year since 1970, the number of therms used in each case, and the saving to the generating board of using coal rather than oil as fuel for generating electricity.
§ Mr. Giles Shaw
I have asked the chairman of the Central Electricity Generating Board to write to the hon. Member.
The Scottish boards and the Northern Ireland Electricity Service are the responsibility of my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for Scotland and for Northern Ireland.