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Fuel And Power, Scotland (Capital Investment)

Volume 527: debated on Wednesday 5 May 1954

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the total new capital investment of the nationalised coal, electricity and gas industries since vesting date in each case in Scotland.

About £27 million for the National Coal Board, £48 million for the British Electricity Authority, and £14 million for the Scottish Gas Board. I am informed by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland that the figure for the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board is about £78 million.