§ 58. Mr. William Hamilton
asked the Minister of Transport if he will make a statement on his plans for energy conservation within the public transport system.
§ Mr. Fowler
The transport operators have been asked, along with other public sector bodies, to reduce their consumption of oil by 5 per cent. in line with our EEC and other international obligations.295W
I understand that British Rail is making savings through operational improvements and through a new process for recycling lubricants; and the National Bus Company and other bus operators are also encouraging more economical operations.