§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, pursuant to the answer of 30 April.Official Report, column 419, if he will give the expenditure on energy consumption, broken down by fuel, of the buildings occupied by his Department, for the latest year available.
§ Mrs. Gillian Shephard
The latest available figures are for the financial year 1988–89. The division of the administration of Department of Health and Social Security was not completed at that time and the figures therefore reflect the cost of consumption of both Departments.
£ million Gas 2.78 Electricity 6.51 Solid fuel 0.27 Liquid fuel 0.41