HC Deb 22 February 1980 vol 979 c583W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he intends to take advantage of the offer from the Canadian Government of the use of the Canadian energy bus, assistance with software development and the training of crews; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. John Moore

The European Commission's proposal for an EEC energy bus programme, to be established with the help of the Canadian Government, is designed to encourage energy auditing and conservation in industry. The United Kingdom Government's energy conservation programme already includes extensive promotion of energy survey and auditing activities. We are, however, considering taking part in the information exchange to be established under the proposed EEC programme.