Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Electricity Consumers' Deposits.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce whether he will state, further to the information afforded in his reply on 20th instant, the amount which has accrued to the Electricity Supply Board from deposits forfeited by consumers.

The amount which has accrued to the board from deposits forfeited by consumers is "nil". In the case of consumers' indemnity deposits, if the account is not paid, the amount so deposited is credited against the outstanding debt.