§ Mr. Ron Davies
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what has been the level of capital investment in energy projects involving solar energy in each of the last five years for which figures are available.
§ Mr. David Hunt
My Department's spending on research and development on solar energy over the past five years has been as follows:
£ million 1980–1981 0.9 1981–1982 0.7 1982–1983 1.4 1983–1984 0.9 1984–1985 0.5
My Department does not keep information on capital expenditure on the applications of solar energy by private and other agencies.