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Electricity Disconnections

Volume 972: debated on Monday 29 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many disconnections were carried out by South of Scotland Electricity Board and North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board in the quarters up to June 1979 and September 1979; and how many disconnections in each quarter since 1979 were carried out for (a) sums of up to £20, (b) sums of up to £40, (c) sums up to £60, (d) sums up to £80, (e) sums up to £100 and (f) sums over £100.

is also discussing with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities a number of proposals to relieve authorities of the obligation to seek his approval before taking action in discharge of a number of their other powers and duties. Any further proposals for relaxation of statutory obligations will be discussed with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities.