HC Deb 04 November 1999 vol 337 cc274-5W
16. Mr. Fisher

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps he is taking to monitor the efficiency of the use of energy by manufacturing industry. [95839]

Mrs. Liddell

Government monitor the energy efficiency performance of manufacturing industry through the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Region's Energy Efficiency Best Practice Programme and related work. This Programme has stimulated annual energy savings of around 150 petajoules in industry, equivalent to 3 million tonnes of carbon.