HC Deb 19 December 1989 vol 164 c116W
Dr. Thomas

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy how many departmental press releases have been issued in the past year; how many have dealt with(a) nuclear energy, (b) coal, (c) oil, (d) gas and (e) renewable energy technologies; and which academic institutions routinely receive these press releases.

Mr. Wakeham

From 1 December 1988 to 12 December 1989 my Department issued 218 press releases, of which nine dealt with nuclear energy; nine with coal; 79 with oil; 13 with gas; and 12 with renewables.

The following academic institutions routinely receive press releases:

  • Birmingham Polytechnic
  • Dundee Polytechnic
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Institute of Energy
  • Institute of Petroleum
  • Institute of Purchasing and Supply
  • Institute for Scientific Information
  • Journal of the Institute of Water Engineers and Scientists
  • Sunderland Polytechnic
  • The Open University
  • The College of Petroleum Studies
  • University of Dundee
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Keele
  • University of London
  • University of Sussex
  • Oakham School Science Faculty
  • National Technical University—Athens