HC Deb 03 December 1936 vol 318 cc1449-50W

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he has any report to make on the result of the international conference on the regulation of the electricity supplies under local authorities and companies, respectively, and the relative proportions in percentages?


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.