HC Deb 28 February 1990 vol 168 c248W
17. Mr. Eadie

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on electricity privatisation as it affects Scotland.

Mr. Lang

The new electricity companies, Scottish Power and Scottish Hydro-Electric, will begin operating at the end of next month, and their flotation will take place, subject to market conditions, in May or June next year.