§ Mr. Clappison
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans he has to update his Department's figures on energy use by United Kingdom industry. 
§ Ms Hewitt
Provisional figures for overall energy consumption by the industrial sector in the UK for 2000 will be published on 26 April 2001 in the Department's statistical bulletin, "Energy Trends". Final figures, giving a broad industrial breakdown, will be published in the Digest of UK Energy Statistics on 26 July 2001. A copy of the 2000 edition of the Digest of UK Energy Statistics is available in the Library of the House.292W
The most recent detailed figures on industrial energy use relate to 1998 and were made available in Table A2.7 of the Energy Report 2000, which came out on 16 November 2000. A copy of the Energy Report is available in the Library of the House. Figures for 1999 will be published towards the end of 2001.