§ Mrs. Beckett
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his answer of 21 January,Official Report, column 871–72, if he will publish a breakdown of the totals spent from usable capital receipts into areas of local authority spending
§ Mr. Curry
This information is not available. Local authorities' capital financing decisions are, in general, taken on a corporate basis covering the whole of their
Published Targets Making a corporate commitment campaign signatory targets 3M: A global target of a 20 per cent, reduction in energy use to produce a kilogram of good product from 1990 to 1995; and a 20 per cent, reduction in the amount of energy required to support a square meter of non-manufacturing space from 1990 to 1995; Allied Lyons plc: Following significant earlier savings, the company has set energy, effluent and water savings targets of around 2 per cent, per annum, over a three to five-year time scale; BAA plc: A 10 per cent, reduction in consumption in all airport operations by December 1994, with the expectation of a further 5 per cent, saving in the following four years; and an initial 10 per cent, improvement in non-airport operations by January 1995; BT plc: A 15 per cent, reduction in energy consumption over five years to 1997; Babcock Energy Ltd.: A 10 per cent, reduction in energy costs in 1993–94; Bank of England: A 15 per cent, reduction in energy consumption over five years to 1998; Birmingham International Airport plc: As one of its energy targets, a further 5 per cent, reduction in kilowatt hours per passenger, based on the moving annual total; Bowring Services Ltd.: A minimum 5 per cent, annual reduction in energy costs; British Gas plc: A 15 per cent, saving over five years; Cheltenham and Gloucester Building Society: Twin goals to reduce energy costs by 10 per cent, within two years and energy consumption by 10 per cent, by the end of 1996; DHL International: An improvement in fuel efficiency of 15 per cent, over three years commencing with a target of 8 per cent, in the year October 1993–94, and a 15 per cent, improvement in energy use at operational sites by the end of 1994, rising to 20 per cent, in 1995 and 25 per cent, in 1996; Eley Ltd.: A 5 per cent, reduction in energy consumption in 1993, taking production volume changes into account; English Nature: A 15 per cent, reduction in energy consumption over five years; Fina plc: A performance improvement target for energy costs of 10 per cent, and a 5 per cent, reduction in energy consumption for individual areas of the company over a two-year period ending December 1994; Forte: An initial target to reduce energy and water consumption by 10 per cent, without reducing the level of service, quality or customer comfort;
capital programme. Information on the financing of capital expenditure for individual services is not therefore collected by the Department.