§ Mr. McInnes
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland on what date the sum of £500,000 was made available for the experimental peat-burning power station 78W at Altnabreac; and how much has been expended to date.
§ Mr. J. Stuart
I announced on 14th July, 1953, that the Government had approved the setting up of experimental peat-burning gas turbine plants at a capital cost of approximately £500,000. Expenditure during the financial years 1953–54 and 1954–55 amounted to approximately £129,000.