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Low Energy Light Bulbs

Volume 456: debated on Thursday 1 February 2007

17. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps his Department is taking to encourage the use of low energy light bulbs; and if he will make a statement. (117828)

We are taking a number of steps to encourage more use of energy efficient bulbs, including energy labelling, and promoting the most energy efficient bulbs. The Energy Efficiency Commitment and Warm Front Scheme are reducing the price consumers pay.

Since 2000 the number of low energy light bulbs used in UK homes has more than trebled.