§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 30 April,Official Report, column 429, 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.
§ Mr. Neubert
The gross expenditure (without allowing for appropriations in aid) on energy consumption in the defence estate for the financial year 1988–89, broken down by fuel, is as follows:214W
£ thousands Furnace fuel oil 31,053 Other Liquid fuels 4,762 Electricity 150,368 Gas 39,043 Solid fuel 8,165 Utilities 1,886 Total 235,277
The expenditure on energy consumption in the civil estate for the financial year 1988–89, broken down by fuel, is as follows:
£ thousands Liquid fuel 505 Electricity 3,537 Gas 510 Solid fuel 1 Utilities 485 Total 5,038