Thursday, 7 January 2016
The Secretary of State was asked—
What discussions she has had with her ministerial colleagues on the financial implications of the UK’s commitments under the Paris agreement on climate change.
What steps her Department is taking in response to the outcome of the COP 21 climate conference in Paris.
What steps she has taken to support the anaerobic digestion and biogas sector.
What steps she is taking to prevent shale gas drilling at the surface in areas of the greatest environmental value.
What assessment she has made of the effect of increased energy generation on the national grid.
What recent steps she has taken to support the small-scale solar sector.
What steps the Government are taking to ensure that energy consumers are on the best-value tariffs.
What progress is being made on the roll out of smart meters.
If she will take steps to encourage companies associated with the Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm to base their operations at Dundee port.
What her policy is on the future level of Government support for the oil and gas industry.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week—and the week after and all the rest?
I beg to move, That this House, while welcoming the equalisation of the state pension age, is concerned that the acceleration of that equalisation directly discriminates against women born on or...
I beg to move, That this House calls on the Government to take steps to help reduce the number of children entering the care system by bringing forward measures to support more children to remain...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Guy Opperman.)
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