§ 48. Mr. S. Marshall
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he now contemplates ceasing charging a rental for gas meters.
§ Mr. Gaitskell
The charging of rentals for gas meters is part of the tariff of individual gas undertakings for which they are entirely responsible. When the gas industry is nationalised that responsibility will be transferred to the Area Gas Boards, under Section 53 of the Gas Act