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12May94 UK: NAO BLASTS ENERGY RECORD - OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS.

Millions of pounds of taxpayers money are being squandered and thousands of potential construction jobs lost because Government departments are failing to meet their energy saving targets.A report by the National Audit Office (NAO), the public sector finance watchdog, said the efforts of Government departments to meet energy efficiency targets set in 1989 had been disappointing.The Government charged its departments with cutting energy use by 15 per cent by 1996, but the NAO found that ...

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