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Gas Supplies

Volume 975: debated on Wednesday 5 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy what is his Department's policy on gas supplies to new industrial estates; and if he will make a statement.

I am satisfied that the British Gas Corporation is fulfilling its statutory obligations in respect of new demand for gas. Extension of the gas supply network outside the statutory limit is a matter for the Corporation and I have asked the chairman Sir Denis Rooke, to reply to the hon. Gentleman.