HC Deb 11 November 1985 vol 86 cc55-6W
Mr. Blair

asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will place in the Library a copy of the accounts directions under which the nationalised coal, electricity and gas industries currently prepare their accounts.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

The latest accounts directions for the National Coal Board, the British Gas Corporation, the Central Electricity Generating Board, and the 12 area electricity boards in England and Wales are published in their respective reports and accounts for 1983–84; and that for the Electricity Council in its statement of accounts and statistics 1983–84, a companion volume to its annual report for 1983–84. Copies of these documents are available in the Library of the House.

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