Thursday, 16 September 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What plans he has for the future of existing tariffs and subsidies in relation to renewable technologies and other sources of clean energy.
What progress he has made on bringing forward proposals for reform of energy markets to improve security of supply.
What outcomes his Department is seeking to achieve at the Cancun conference on the UN framework convention on climate change in December 2010.
What recent steps he has taken to ensure that energy companies provide greater assistance to vulnerable people in meeting their energy bills.
What recent discussions he has had on the Government's strategy for promoting low-carbon technologies.
What plans he has to introduce a floor price for carbon.
Whether historical wind measurements are taken into account in determining subsidy allocation for onshore wind farms.
What representations he plans to make at the October 2010 Tianjin climate change conference for amendment of the UN proposals governing emissions from land use, land use change and forestry to...
What recent steps he has taken to improve the insulation of private rented accommodation.
What steps he is taking to support businesses to make the transition to a low-carbon economy.
What estimate he has made of the proportion of electricity which is generated from energy-to-waste plants; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to increase the level of private sector investment in offshore renewable energy.
If he will discuss with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills means of increasing the number of engineering courses available for those training for green jobs.
What recent discussions he has had with Ofgem on revisions to licensing conditions for energy suppliers to improve monitoring of the links between wholesale, retail and domestic energy prices.
What steps he is taking to enable local authorities to generate electricity and sell it to the National Grid.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
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[Relevant document: The First Report from the Defence Committee, Strategic Defence and Security Review, HC 345.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.- (Angela Watkinson .)
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