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Departmental Inquiries (Costs)

Volume 929: debated on Tuesday 5 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he has knowledge of the direct and indirect costs incurred by energy industries in providing information on a regular basis to his Department.

I do not have this information and it would be disproportionately expensive to obtain it. However, much of the information which the energy industries provide to my Department on a regular basis is prepared routinely for management purposes and the additional cost of providing it to my Department is minimal.