Thursday, 19 May 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
What contribution he expects the renewable heat incentive to make to the Government’s targets for greenhouse gas emission reductions.
What steps he plans to take to ensure that householders who participate in the green deal scheme have access to an appropriate redress scheme in respect of any inadequate work carried out.
What assessment he has made of the likely effect on investment in green jobs and technologies of the green deal and renewable heat incentive schemes.
What plans he has for the future of carbon capture and storage; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the Isle of Wight’s eco island initiative.
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on any fiscal incentives to support achievement of the Committee on Climate Change’s target number of electric...
When he expects to receive the recommendations of the independent fuel poverty review.
If he will develop incentives to encourage the siting of wind farms offshore.
What recent assessment he has made of the security of the UK’s gas supply; and if he will make a statement.
When he plans to publish the national policy statements on energy.
What his policy is on onshore wind energy.
What recent representations he has received on the level of consumer protection afforded by provisions of the Energy Bill.
If his Department will undertake an impact assessment of the effect of energy regulation on the competitiveness of energy-intensive industries.
What plans his Department has to generate tidal energy from the River Severn.
By what date he expects proposed legislation to enact the green deal to enter into force.
What his policy is on recognising national climate change legislation as a commitment under the United Nations framework convention on climate change.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to explain her decision not to ban the use of wild animals in circuses.
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the publication today of Sir Roy McNulty’s independent study into value for money in the rail industry, and to update the...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. I wish to raise with you a matter relating to the rights of Members of this House. I have today received a notice about the restrictions being imposed on...
[ Relevant documents: The Second Special Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, The Implications of Cuts to the BBC World Service, Responses from the Government and the BBC to the...
I beg to move, That this House recognises that rural businesses and rural communities across the UK are isolated and undermined by slow broadband and the lack of mobile voice and mobile broadband...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Wednesday 8 June, notwithstanding paragraph (2)(c)(i) of Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business), opposition business may be proceeded with for...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Dunne.)
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