Skip to main content

Electricity Supply

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will issue a general direction to the Electricity Council to implement the recommendations of the Electricity Consumers' Council by (a) providing figures showing how long people have to wait for repairs, and (b) providing records of interruptions to the electricity supply.

A direction would not be appropriate. However, the Government are encouraging the nationalised industries to publish a wider range of performance indicators as a check on their efficiency and control of costs, and electricity boards will be providing a number of such indicators in their annual reports for 1979–80.