HC Deb 07 July 1964 vol 698 c87W
Mr. G. Roberts

asked the Minister of Power what was the average revenue per unit of electricity consumed in 1962–63 in England and Wales, and Scotland, respectively; and what was the average revenue per unit consumed in the same period in the areas of the boards responsible for the following areas, namely, Merseyside and North Wales, South Wales, Midlands, London, and Southwest England.

Mr. Peyton

The information requested is given in the table below:

Average Revenue per Unit Sold (d. per unit)
England and Wales 1.566
Scotland. 1.576
Merseyside and North Wales 1.452
South Wales 1.392
Midlands 1.480
London 1.874
South Western 1.815

The details of average revenue from sales in England and Wales are taken from the Electricity Council's Annual Report for 1962–63, Statement A5. For Scotland, the information is taken from the Annual Reports of the two Boards for 1962 and relates to the calendar year 1962.