Thursday, 26 January 2012
The Secretary of State was asked—
When he expects a decision to be taken on the EU target for carbon emission reductions under the second commitment period of the Kyoto protocol.
What assessment he has made of the potential effects on UK oil and gas supplies of any disruption of shipping through the Strait of Hormuz.
If he will hold a review of the smart meter infrastructure upgrade.
What steps he is taking to encourage households to improve their energy efficiency.
What steps he is taking to engage charities and social enterprises in projects that will reduce their energy consumption.
What the level of debt is by which a prepayment meter customer is able to change supplier.
What assessment he has made of British Antarctic Survey research on the effects of historic industrialisation on global carbon dioxide levels.
What steps he is taking to ensure a competitive energy market.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on growth in the renewable energy sector.
What support his Department provides to community initiatives to help households reduce their carbon emissions.
What discussions he has had with National Grid on the shutting down of wind farms during times of high wind intensity.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Have you received a request from the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport to come to the House to clarify previous statements made to this...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Secretary Vince Cable, Danny Alexander, Mr Mark...
[Relevant documents: First Report from the Defence Committee, The Strategic Defence and Security Review, HC 345, and the Government response, HC 638; and Sixth Report from the Defence Committee,...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Greg Hands.)
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