Oral Answers to Questions — Energy

– in the House of Commons on 24 February 1992.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what is his estimate of the current level of unleaded petrol sales in the United Kingdom; and what comparable figures he has for EC member states.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what proportions of coal consumed in Britain was from (a) imports and (b) domestic production in 1979 and 1991; and if he will make a statement.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the number of new independent electricity generating units since privatisation.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what the budget for the Energy Efficiency Office will be in 1992–93; and what was the comparable figure for 1979–80.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy by how much the level of prices for fuel, light and power has changed in real terms since 1986.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy when he last met the chairman of British Coal to discuss redundancy payments for mineworkers.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what was the total subvention to British Coal from the Exchequer over the past five years.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy at current trends, how much plutonium he expects the thermal oxide reprocessing plant to have produced by the year 2000.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what recent meetings he has had with the National Union of Mineworkers to discuss the proposed pit closures; and if he will make a statement.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what the budget for the Energy Efficiency Office will be in 1992–93; and what was the comparable figure for 1979–80.

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    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will outline what initiatives he is taking to encourage responsible energy management among businesses.