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Oil-From-Coal Plant, Welbeck

Volume 393: debated on Tuesday 9 November 1943

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power why his Department agreed to the withdrawal of labour from a successful operating oil-from-coal plant at Welbeck?

The small oil-from-coal plant at Welbeck has not been in continuous operation. The negligible contribution of this plant to our oil supplies did not justify the retention of the labour necessary to keep it in operation.