Economy Schemes

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Fuel and Power – in the House of Commons on 8th September 1942.

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Major Lloyd George:

The domestic fuel targets put forward under the fuel economy scheme indicate the general standards to be aimed at by the average household. It is obviously impracticable to prescribe targets for special cases, of the type to which the hon. Member refers, and I must leave it to the discretion of households containing invalid or aged persons to economise in the use of fuels to the greatest possible extent which is practicable in the circumstances.