HC Deb 28 July 1953 vol 518 cc127-8W
97. Major Anstruther-Gray

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will ascertain from the British Electricity Authority to what extent the increased capital expenditure approved for rural electrification will be applied to Scotland and, in particular, to the area of the South-East Scotland Electricity Board.

Mr. J. Stuart

I understand that the British Electricity Authority still have this matter under consideration.

108. Mr. Palmer

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is now able to make a statement on the progress of the possible legislation mentioned in the Queen's Speech affecting the supply of electricity in Scotland.

Mr. J. Stuart

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave on 21st July to a Question on this subject by the hon. Member for Stirling and Falkirk Burghs (Mr. Malcolm MacPherson).

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