HC Deb 20 December 1979 vol 976 c328W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what has been the uptake of the energy conservation grants; and what is the long-term future of such grants.

Mr. David Mitchell

The uptake of the energy conservation scheme to 30 November 1979 is as follows:

Number of offers made £ (millions Value of offers made
Consultancies 1,323 0.521
Boiler replacement 217 4.220
Insulation of premises 221 1.201
Combined heat and power projects. 2 2.210
Total 1,763 8.152

There are no plans for extending the two-year scheme beyond the published closing date of 30 June 1980.