Thursday, 4 September 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
What his Department’s policy is on promoting sustainable energy sources; what estimate he has made of future UK generating capacity from such sources; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has to change the subsidy regime for onshore wind farms; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to help households with their energy bills.
What steps he is taking to increase the UK’s energy efficiency in comparison to that of other industrialised states.
What steps he is taking to reduce payments to owners of wind farms that are not producing electricity.
What steps he is taking to help households improve their energy efficiency.
What recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in other EU member states on carbon and renewables targets.
What steps he is taking to improve interconnections with energy markets in other European countries.
What steps he is taking to ensure the safety of fracking.
What steps he is taking to secure a legally binding global climate agreement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for the next week?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Following our exchange of pleasantries in points of order yesterday, a number of members of the panel have said to me that Saxton Bampfylde was prevented from...
[Relevant documents: Seventh report from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Session 2012-13, on dog control and welfare, HC 575, and the Government response, HC 1092]
For the benefit of the House, I remind colleagues that after the proposer has finished his speech there is a limit of five minutes on each Back-Bench speech. There is also an informal hope or...
I remind hon. Members that this debate will conclude at 5 pm precisely. I have had indications from four Members that they wish to speak. In order to leave enough time for the mover of the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mel Stride.)
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