§ Ms. Ruddock
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the projects aimed at preventing domestic violence to be funded by the Home
Imported Coal1 Natural Gas Thousand tonnes Thousand tonnes of oil equivalent2 Million therms Thousand tonnes of oil equivalent2 1983 471 270 83 210 1993 4,652 2,780 3,021 7,610 1These figures include an estimate of coal imported by autogenerators. 2A tonne of oil equivalent is defined as 107 kilocalories or 397 therms.
Estimates of the employment effects of fuel switching by the electricity industry between 1983 and 1993 are not available. The March 1993 White Paper, "The Prospects for Coal: Conclusions of the Government's Coal Review" noted, in paragraph 5.14:
"Over time, as the economy adjusts and redundant workers find new employment, the loss of jobs from pit closures would be broadly matched by compensating developments elsewhere. New jobs might be in different industries, and to some extent in different areas, but overall employment would return broadly to its previous level".