§ 58. Mr. LAWTHER
asked the Minister of Transport the cost per unit for power and lighting, respectively, sold by the Newcastle Electric Supply Company, Limited, the Cleveland and South Durham Electric Supply Company, Limited, South Shields Corporation, Darlington Corporation, and Sunderland Corporation.
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of TRANSPORT (Mr. Parkinson)
As the answer contains a number of figures, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
Information showing the cost per unit of lighting supplies only is not obtainable.
The average revenue received per unit of electricity sold during the year 1929–30, for (a) lighting and domestic purposes and (b) industrial power purposes respectively is shown in the following table:
undertaker. Lighting and Domestic Supplies. Industrial Power. pence per unit. pence per unit. Newcastle - upon -Tyne Electric Supply Co., Ltd. 3.01 0.52 Cleveland and Durham County Electric Power Co. 3.58 0.41 South Shields Corporation. 3.54 0.96 Darlington Corporation 1.71 0.52 Sunderland Corporation 2.54 0.89