§ Mr. Higgins
asked the Minister of Power whether the reduction in 1967–68 capital expenditure by the gas industry, announced on 20th July, has yet been apportioned in detail; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Marsh
Capital expenditure by the gas industry in 1967–68 will be reduced by £11 million of which £1¼ million will relate to plant and buildings used in connection with the production of gas. The rest of the savings relate to distribution and consumer service projects and other miscellaneous items, including office buildings and stores.