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Drax B Power Station

Volume 932: debated on Monday 16 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry what number of jobs his Department estimates may be saved in the power plant manufacturing industry by bringing forward the ordering of the Drax B power station.

On its own, an order for Drax B may have little effect on long-term employment in the industry, stability for which is likely to be achieved only by a series of measures based on those proposed in the CPRS report.