HC Deb 08 December 1983 vol 50 c222W
Mr. Gerald Howarth

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what has been the cost to public funds of the Advisory Council for Energy Conservation between April 1982 and November 1983; and how many publications has it produced during that period.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

The cost of the council for the period 1 April 1982 to 31 March 1983 to November 1983 was £62,000. The cost over the period 1 April 1983 is estimated to have been £40,000. The council submitted its fifth general report to my right hon. Friend on 10 October, and this will be published on 14 December. No other reports have been published during the period in question.