HC Deb 22 June 1955 vol 542 cc77-8W
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 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.