HC Deb 23 April 1968 vol 763 c5W
Mr. Judd

asked the Minister of Power what has been the level of capital investment in the Southern Electricity Board during each of the past five years; and what it is estimated it will be in each of the next five years.

Mr. Freeson

The figures are as follows:

£ million
1962–63 13.16
1963–64 15.43
1964–65 18.22
1965–66 20.51
1966–67 20.89

Expenditure on capital investment in 1967–68 is estimated to be£20.48 million and my right hon. Friend has approved a figure of£18.06 million for 1968–69. Expenditure in future years is subject to annual review based on the growth of electricity demand and other circumstances.