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17Feb94 UK: COUNCILS MAY BOOST INSULATION - ENERGY SAVING HOMES.

The insulation industry could soon get a boost from a law forcing councils to audit energy use in homes.A parliamentary Bill is seeking to make councils assess energy consumption and detail measures to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in their areas.The private member's Bill last week survived a crucial hurdle when it gained a second reading. Most fall foul of time restrictions at this stage.Sponsored by Liberal Democrat Alan Beith, it enjoys support from Labour and individual Tories ...

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