Thursday, 11 February 2016
The Secretary of State was asked—
What changes she plans to make to the structure of capacity market auctions before the next auction round.
What plans she has to support the development of electricity storage.
When her Department plans to publish proposals on delivering a subsidy-free contract for difference mechanism for onshore wind.
What steps she is taking to support small-scale solar energy production.
What representations she has received from her international counterparts on the proposed closure of the UK’s coal-fired power stations by 2025.
If she will create one national electricity distribution market.
What steps the Government are taking to increase the contribution made to meeting targets on energy efficiency and on the use of low-carbon energy by residential buildings; and if she will make a...
What steps she is taking to safeguard protected areas from shale gas development.
What discussions she has had with her Cabinet colleagues on limiting climate change to prevent greater future expenditure on adaptation.
What steps her Department is taking to ensure the long-term future of the offshore wind industry.
What steps her Department is taking to ensure that changes in gas prices are passed on to consumers.
Whether the Secretary of State has had discussions with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on proposals to increase VAT on solar panels.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Leader of the House to make a statement on Short money and the policy development grant.
Will the absentee, part-time Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
Nearly three years ago to the day, the Government first sat down with the British Medical Association to negotiate a new contract for junior doctors. Both sides agreed that the current...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. In an earlier exchange in Energy and Climate Change questions, the Secretary of State said, in response to a question that I posed to her, that...
Select Committee statement
Select Committee statement
Before I call Bob Blackman to move the motion, I must tell the House that we have two very heavily subscribed Back-Bench debates. In the first debate, we will start with a time limit of five...
I beg to move, That this House believes that the recent EU restrictions on recreational sea bass fishing are unfair and fail to address the real threat to the future viability of UK sea bass...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Sarah Newton.)
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