§ Mr. White
asked the Secretary of State for War the considerations which led his Department to arrange for the heating of the new headquarters at Chester by electricity; and whether, in deciding this question,224W
to public utility societies for the erection of dwellings in connection with the Housing Act, 1919; the repayment periods and the rates of interest at which such loans were contracted; and the amounts of these loans at present outstanding?
§ Sir J. Simon
The particulars asked for are as follow:
the relative cost of installation and the use of gas was also taken into account?
§ Mr. Hore-Belisha
It was decided to use electricity instead of gas on account of the lower capital and running costs of the electrical installation.