HC Deb 25 November 1974 vol 882 cc31-2W
56. Mr. Ashley

asked the Minister of Overseas Development if she is satisfied with the outcome of the World Food Conference: and if she will make a statement.

with which his Department is concerned, to conserve energy.

Mr. John

Instructions on fuel economy were issued at the end of April when the national measures introduced last winter were discontinued; these have since been supplemented by guidance on conservation, taking into account increasing costs and material shortages following the three-day working week. Consumption of all forms of energy continues to be closely monitored, in conduction with the Property Services Agency, Department of the Environment, where appropriate.