§ Mr. Llewellyn
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power upon what facts he bases his estimate that power cuts during the winter cost between £8 million and £10 million worth of industrial production.
§ Mr. P. Noel-Baker
As I made clear in the speech to which I assume the hon. Member refers, the figure of £8–£ 10 million is no more than a guess as to the minimum loss suffered by industry. It is based on sample inquiries made of individual firms by regional boards for industry.