§ Mr. HORE-BELISHA
The Statistical Volume of the Electricity Commissioners for 1934–35 shows that supplies of electricity to consumers were being given by 626 undertakings, 367 of which (or 58.6 per cent.) were Public Authority undertakings and 259 (or 41.4 per cent.) company undertakings. Of the sales of electricity to consumers, the public authority undertakings accounted for 63.7 per cent. and the company undertakings for 36.3 per cent.