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Thursday, 19 March 2015
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to help households with their energy bills.
What assessment he has made of the effect of recent trends in wholesale energy prices on household energy bills.
What assessment he has made of the effect on (a) generating capacity and (b) the transmission network of an increased resilience on intermittent energy supplied by renewable sources.
What recent representations he has received on the application of regulations on onshore unconventional oil and gas exploration; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the potential merits of devolving energy policy to a regional level.
What support his Department plans to provide to the development of the proposed tidal lagoon project near Newport.
What steps he is taking to encourage businesses to install solar energy panels.
What recent assessment he has made of the merits of proposals for the generation of electricity from tidal lagoons.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on Barts Health NHS Trust being placed into special measures.
Before we come to the statement by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, I will make a brief statement. The content of ministerial statements is, by longstanding practice, not a matter for the...
Yesterday my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer set out the final coalition Budget of this Parliament. The policy measures contained in the Budget document were all agreed between...
With permission, I should like to make a statement on next week’s business: Monday 23 March—Conclusion of the Budget debate. I expect my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister to make...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. As you will be aware, for over 18 months I have been looking into the inappropriate use of sanctions by the Department for Work and Pensions. At a Select...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Keith Vaz, supported by Nicola Blackwood, Dr Julian Huppert and Yasmin Qureshi, presented a Bill to provide that payment of the recoverable...
Debate resumed (Order, 18 March). Question again proposed, (1) That it is expedient to amend the law with respect to the National Debt and the public revenue and to make further provision in...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Vara.)
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