HC Deb 15 December 1958 vol 597 cc146-7W
78. Mr. Hayman

asked the Paymaster-General whether he has now reviewed the investment in the electricity industry in relation to the restoration of cuts in the capital allocations for rural electrification to area electricity boards; and if he will now make a further statement on the matter.

Sir. I. Horobin

Area Boards have been authorised to undertake some additional work on distribution systems, including rural electrification, and this is being put in hand at once.