HC Deb 05 May 1954 vol 527 cc25-6W
Mr. Steele

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the total new capital investment of the nationalised coal, electricity and gas industries since vesting date in each case in Scotland.

Mr. Geoffrey Lloyd

About £27 million for the National Coal Board, £48 million for the British Electricity Authority, and £14 million for the Scottish Gas Board. I am informed by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland that the figure for the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board is about £78 million.