HC Deb 30 January 1968 vol 757 c284W
Mr. Buchanan-Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the cost per therm of coal supplied to the South of Scotland Electricity Board and to the North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board.

Mr. Ross

I am informed by the Scottish Electricity Boards that since 1st April, 1967, the average price of coal (excluding slurry) delivered to Scottish power stations has been:

  • South of Scotland Electricity Board—5.7d. per therm.
  • North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board—6.4d. per therm.

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