§ 38. Mr. David Shaw
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the current scope and status of passive solar energy design research by his Department.
§ Mr. Michael Spicer
The Department's programme on passive solar design covers both domestic and non-domestic buildings and comprises design studies, field trials, supporting research and development and information dissemination. Nearly £1 million has recently been committed to the second phase of the design studies.