House of Commons debates
Thursday, 8 March 2012
- Energy and Climate Change
The Secretary of State was asked—
- Feed-in Tariff Scheme (6 speeches)
How many households he estimates will be taking part in the feed-in tariff scheme by 2015 following implementation of his reforms.
- Climate Change (4 speeches, 1 annotation)
What assessment he has made of the procedures adopted by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for its fifth assessment report.
- Energy Prices (8 speeches)
What assessment he has made of recent trends in energy prices.
- Nuclear Power (12 speeches)
When he expects energy companies to secure investment for new nuclear power stations.
- Energy Bills (10 speeches)
What steps he is taking to lower consumer energy bills.
- Energy Market (8 speeches)
What steps he is taking to promote competition in the energy market.
- Fuel Poverty (8 speeches)
What recent forecast he has made of future levels of fuel poverty.
- Incinerators (6 speeches)
What recent assessment he has made of the use of incineration for power and heat generation.
- Feed-in Tariffs (6 speeches)
What recent representations he has received on his decision to reduce the feed-in tariff for solar PV.
- Onshore Wind Energy (13 speeches)
What his policy is on encouraging onshore wind energy production.
- Electricity Cables (4 speeches)
What discussions his Department has had with National Grid on the undergrounding of new electricity cables.
- Energy Bills (4 speeches)
What assessment he has made of the likely effects on household energy bills of changes to the feed-in tariff scheme.
- Energy Costs (6 speeches)
What steps his Department is taking to reduce energy costs.
- Nuclear Power (6 speeches)
What discussions he has had with private contractors on the construction of the next generation of nuclear power stations.
- Green Investment Bank (10 speeches)
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on the Green investment bank.
- Low-carbon Technologies (8 speeches)
What recent assessment he has made of the level of investment in low-carbon technologies in the UK.
- Energy Costs (7 speeches)
What plans his Department has to reduce energy costs for (a) low-income and (b) other consumers.
- Topical Questions (40 speeches, 1 annotation)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
- Royal Assent (1 speech)
Just before we move on to the business question, I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that Her Majesty has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts:...
- Business of the House (97 speeches)
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
- Rail Reform (61 speeches)
With permission, Madam Deputy Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the railways. Our rail network matters—to our quality of our life, our national well-being and our country’s...
- Point of Order (2 speeches)
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Yesterday, a number of people who came here to lobby their MPs about the Save the NHS rally were prohibited by House of Commons security from wearing...
- Backbench Business (0 speeches)
- Mauritania (Fishing Agreement) (5 speeches)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Michael Fabricant .) Sheryll Murray (South East Cornwall) (Con): I pay tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for...