§ Mr. Craigen
asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many domestic consumers of electricity there are.
§ Dr. John Cunningham
These figures are published in the annual reports and accounts of the Electricity Council, the South of Scotland Electricity Board, the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board and the Northern Ireland Electricity Service. The latest available figures for the year ending 31st March 1977 show that the public electricity supply industry in the United Kingdom had 19,996,000 domestic consumers.