Gas and Electricity Undertakings (Statistics).

Oral Answers to Questions — Fuel and Power. – in the House of Commons on 28th July 1942.

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Photo of Mr George Daggar Mr George Daggar , Abertillery

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will state the profits of the companies' and local authorities' gas undertakings in Great Britain in 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940 and 1941, and the price paid per ton for coal, and similar particulars with regard to the generation of electricity and the production of coke?

Major Lloyd George:

The desired information relating to 1937 was given in reply to a similar Question by my hon. Friend on 17th May, 1939. Subsequent information is available only for electricity undertakings for the year 1938. With the hon. Member's permission I will circulate this in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Photo of Mr Francis Bowles Mr Francis Bowles , Nuneaton

Is the right hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that in the City of Westminster street lights are kept on

AUTHORISED ELECTRICITY UNDERTAKINGS.
(1) COMPANY UNDERTAKINGS.
Year.Capital expenditure at end of year.Gross Surplus.Appropriation of Gross Surplus.
Interest.Dividends.Depreciation and other purposes.
£££££
1938240,574,61720,481,6453,067,8338,008,4269,405,386