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Energy Consumption

Volume 175: debated on Tuesday 26 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the answers of 10 May, Official Report, column 217, and 30 April, Official Report, column 434, about energy consumption, what is the square footage of office space to which these figures relate.

[holding answer 25 June 1990]: Energy consumption and expenditure figures quoted in the answers of 10 May, Official Report, column 217, and 30 April, Official Report, column 434, relate to the total of 3,619,718 sq ft of accommodation occupied by the Department of Transport.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much was invested in improving the energy efficiency of his Department in the latest available year.

[holding answer 25 June 1990]: Of the order of 10 per cent. of its expenditure on energy is estimated to have been invested by the Department of Transport in energy efficiency measures in 1989–90.