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Electricity Industry (Investment)

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 10 April 1951

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what allocations of capital to be spent in 1951–52 for the generation and distribution of electricity have been made to the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board and the British Electricity Authority, respectively.

As all civil investment programmes are being re-examined in the light of the higher defence programme, I regret that I am not yet in a position to give the desired information.