§ 29. Mr. Chapman
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will report progress in planning initiatives for energy efficiency year in 1986.
§ Mr. Peter Walker
I have formed a strategy steering committee which includes the chairmen of the major energy utilities, chairmen of major industrial and retailing organisations and a number of industrial personalities connected with the energy efficiency industry.
A major compaign is being prepared in which advertising by the Energy Efficiency Office will be supported by promotional advertising activities by a substantial number of industries and concerns.
A major nationwide competition for domestic users will be launched.
A series of briefing conferences on the latest in energy technology will be organised throughout the nation.
We are preparing a calendar of events in collaboration with others and already more than 300 events are being organised.