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Electricity Demand Forecasts

Volume 124: debated on Monday 14 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Energy in which years since 1967 the Central Electricity Generating Board's electricity demand forecasts for four or five years ahead have subsequently proved to be accurate; and if he will make a statement.

This is a matter which falls within the management responsibilities of the Central Electricity Generating Board. I have asked the chairman to write to the hon. Member.


To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what further measures he intends to introduce to assist and promote greater conservation of energy for domestic consumers.

I will consider whether any further measures should be taken following the review of the Energy Efficiency Office.