§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give for each available year from 1978 the energy consumption, broken down by fuel, of the buildings occupied by the Treasury, expressing the figures in(a) cash terms, (b) 1990–91 money terms and (c) units of consumption for electricity in kilowatt hours, gas in therms, liquid fuel in litres and solid fuel in tonnes; and if he will give the square footage of accommodation to which these figures relate.
§ Mrs. Gillian Shephard
[holding answer 3 June 1991]: The hon. Member was given the consumption figures for 1989 in cash terms in the answer of my right hon. Friend the Member for Mid-Norfolk (Mr. Ryder) on 14 May 1990, in column 274. The information at 1990–91 prices, which covers major offices only, is as follows:
the higher rate of income tax were increased to 49 per cent. These estimates ignore any behavioural effects which might result from such changes.