§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what discussions Ministers have held regarding the maintenance of energy supplies over the millennium. 
§ Mr. Wills
Action is being taken by my Department in co-ordination with the Cabinet Office, Action 2000 and the Regulator to monitor the progress being made by the energy sector to become millennium compliant. I am in regular contact with my colleagues to discuss progress.544W
Independent assessment has shown that the energy sector is well advanced in its compliance work and is on course for business as usual over the period of the millennium.