HC Deb 03 July 1919 vol 117 c1161
64. Major BARNES

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what grants or loans have been made to power companies whose undertakings it is proposed to acquire under the Electricity (Supply) Bill since August, 1914, out of public moneys; and if he will state the amount of each grant and loan and the name of the company to whom it has been made?


I have been asked to answer this question. I am circulating, in the OFFICIAL REPORT, a list of the power companies to which loans have been made through the Ministry of Munitions.

The list mentioned in as follows:

Company. Loan.
Cleveland and Durham County Electric Power 85,000 0 0
Clyde Valley Electric Power Company 100,000 0 0
Newcastle-on-Tyne Electric Supply Company 47,726 0 0
North Metropolitan Electric Power Company 80,000 0 0
Shropshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire Electrical Power Company 270,000 0 0
Yorkshire Electric Power Company 182,000 0 0