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Power Stations (Coal Supplies)

Volume 113: debated on Monday 30 March 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what discussions he has had with British Coal about the cost and supply of coal to power stations in Northern Ireland.

Completion of the Kilroot power station as a coal-fired or dual coal/oil-fired station is one of the options currently being considered for new generating capacity in Northern Ireland. In view of this, my officials are in discussion with the Department of Energy and British Coal on the subject of future coal prices.