July 1982, and what’s on the mind of Conservative MP Harvey Proctor? Angle-poised lamps of course.
Mr. Proctor asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many new angle-poised lamps have been installed in the West Cloisters of the House to replace old angle-poised lamps during the last three months; what is the cost of this operation; whether any new angle-poised lamps have been installed elsewhere in the House and at what cost; and if he will make a statement.
Sir George Young Six lamps have been installed in the West Cloisters at a cost of £143.52 and eighteen elsewhere in the House at a cost of £430.56. They are all fitted with low-energy bulbs which achieve a saving in running costs.
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