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Energy Efficiency

Part of Bills Presented – in the House of Commons at 12:46 pm on 30th June 2010.

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Photo of Joan Ruddock Joan Ruddock Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) 12:46 pm, 30th June 2010

A vast number of light bulbs were sent out, but does the Minister deny that that was an appropriate action to take at a time when the low-energy light bulbs on the supermarket shelves were far more expensive than ordinary light bulbs and consumers were very resistant to change? We encountered all forms of resistance but, despite that, by sending those low-energy light bulbs out we got them into people's homes, which saved people money and saved energy and carbon emissions.

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