HC Deb 17 September 2003 vol 410 c862W
Mr. Jim Cunningham

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent discussions he has held with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on encouraging greater use of energy-saving practices in homes. [129751]

John Healey

Treasury Ministers and officials hold regular discussions with Defra on all policies including domestic energy efficiency.

In August this year, the Treasury and Defra launched a joint consultation document, "Economic Instruments to Improve Household Energy Efficiency: Consultation Document on Specific Measures".