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Thursday, 9 July 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent representations he has received from those living in rural areas on the effects on their living conditions of climate change; and if he will make a statement.
What recent progress the Government have made towards their targets for the alleviation of fuel poverty.
What criteria apply to the eligibility for renewables obligation certificates of energy-from-waste facilities; and if he will make a statement.
What progress has been made on his Department's appraisal of the proposals for a barrage on the River Severn estuary; and if he will make a statement.
What recent representations he has received on the development of carbon capture and storage technology; and if he will make a statement.
If he will take steps to ensure that energy from renewable sources is given priority access to the national grid.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on the skills required from the work force in order to meet targets for reduction in carbon dioxide...
What steps he is taking to increase the level of awareness among the public of the consequences of climate change.
What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on the opportunities for employment in a low-carbon economy; and if he will make a statement.
What his policy is on the use of coal in electricity generation; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the steps he is taking to look into the actions of the police, the prosecutors and the...
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming parliamentary business?
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. I thought about raising this matter at business questions, but I think that it is more appropriate on a point of order. Mr. Speaker and his predecessor...
[Relevant documents: The Eighteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Counter-Terrorism Policy and Human Rights (Fifteenth Report): Annual Renewal of 28 Days 2009, HC 726.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Mary Creagh.)
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