§ Mr. Battle
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress has been made towards cutting energy consumption in Government buildings for which he has responsibility in each year since 1990. 
§ Mr. Ancram
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my hon. Friend the Minister for Countryside, Planning and Energy Efficiency to the hon. Member for East Surrey (Mr. Ainsworth) on 17 May,Official Report, columns 260–62.