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Coal Supplies

Volume 928: debated on Monday 14 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether the coal supply figures for 1980, 1985 and 1990 published in the Financial Times on 7th March 1977 from his Department accord with the figures revealed in the "Plan for Coal" and subsequent public revisions.

"Plan for Coal" aims at production of 135 million tons by 1985. This is consistent with the figures quoted in the article in the Financial Times.