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Departmental Energy

Volume 483: debated on Tuesday 18 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much his Department spent on (a) electricity and (b) heating in each month of each of the last five years. (235366)

[holding answer 13 November 2008]: The Secretary of State is unable to provide data broken down by month but can provide costs for electricity, gas and oil over the five-year period as shown in the following table:

£

Electricity cost

Gas cost

Oil cost

Total cost

2006-07

5,761,472

2,693,817

80,233

8,535,522

2005-06

4,160,771

2,043,127

101,369

6,305,267

2004-05

2,779,828

1,565,374

62,085

4,407,287

2003-04

2,361,546

1,550,061

72,089

3,983,696

2002-06

2,583,077

1,471,808

99,671

4,154,556

The Sustainable Development Commission has not yet verified energy data for 2007-08 so we are unable to provide this information.