Thursday, 10 February 2011
The Secretary of State was asked-
What estimate he has made of the level of (a) onshore and (b) offshore wind generating capacity in 2020.
What assessment he has made of the potential role of liquefied petroleum gas in reducing carbon emissions.
What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on attracting private sector investment into low-carbon technologies.
What plans he has for the inclusion of provisions on cheapest tariff information in the forthcoming Energy Bill.
What progress he has made on the feed-in tariff review; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the potential effects of his proposed electricity market reforms on the ability of the UK to attract investment in low-carbon generation.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the feed-in tariff payments system for electricity generated by domestic solar panels.
What the net contribution of wind-powered electricity generation to energy supply was in the final quarter of 2010.
What steps he is taking to ensure that electricity consumers in areas with only one supplier are not charged excessive amounts.
What recent discussions he has had with energy companies on tariff and pricing policies affecting consumers.
What recent steps he is taking to improve the energy efficiency of privately rented housing in rural areas.
What recent steps he has taken to facilitate direct passage of the gas generated from anaerobic digestion into the national transmission system.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. As Chairman of the Committee of Selection, I listened with great care to the remarks that my hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Mr Jenkin) made...
[Relevant document: The Fifth Report from the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee, Voting by convicted prisoners: summary of evidence, HC 776.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Angela Watkinson.)
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