Energy Efficiency

Treasury written question – answered on 7th May 2002.

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Photo of Ms Sue Doughty Ms Sue Doughty Liberal Democrat, Guildford

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps are being taken to develop economic instruments which may be used to improve household energy efficiency; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Mr Paul Boateng Mr Paul Boateng Financial Secretary, HM Treasury, The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

The Government are considering ways in which economic instruments may be used to improve household energy efficiency, consistent with their objective of eliminating fuel poverty and not introducing new taxes on household energy. This work is being taken forward in the context of the Government's work to develop a White Paper on energy, following the publication of the Cabinet Office performance and innovation unit's report "The Energy Review" in February.

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