HC Deb 23 January 1992 vol 202 cc283-4W
Mr. Dobson

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what were the total fees paid out for advice on electricity privatisation in 1986–87 and each year since at current prices.

Mr. Wakeham

No expenditure was incurred by the Government in 1986–87 in respect of advice on the restructuring and privatisation of the electricity supply industry in England and Wales. For subsequent years, Government expenditure on advisory fees was as follows:

£ Million
1987–88 0.8
1988–89 5.5
1989–90 12.2
1990–91 51.9