Thursday, 12 May 2016
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps she is taking to encourage innovation in new energy technologies which are both cheap and clean.
What steps her Department is taking to ensure that consumers’ data on smart meters are accessible to and controllable by those consumers; and how she plans to monitor the effectiveness of...
What steps she is taking to support the development of offshore wind energy generation in Scotland.
What steps her Department plans to take to (a) require the undergrounding of power cables and (b) mitigate in other ways the effect of electricity pylons on sensitive environments.
What steps her Department is taking to reduce energy bills for businesses and households.
What steps the Government are taking to ensure that energy consumers are on the best value energy tariff.
What her Department’s policy is on the implementation of the Competition and Markets Authority proposals for consumers on pre-pay meters.
When the application for state aid clearance for the remote Scottish islands will be submitted to the European Commission.
When her Department plans to start its consultation on the phasing out of coal-fired power stations.
What steps she has taken to ensure that the renewable heat incentive is cost effective.
What assessment she has made of trends in the level of take-up of domestic solar photovoltaic systems since the relaunch of the feed-in tariff in February 2016.
What assessment she has made of the potential effect of the proposed removal of support for solar thermal on the UK solar thermal and cylinder manufacturing industry.
What steps her Department is taking to encourage growth in the green research and development sector.
What assessment she has made of the potential effect of changes proposed in the renewable heat incentive consultation on the biomass heating industry.
What steps she is taking to increase exploration for oil and gas in the North sea.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Home Secretary to make a statement on the number of national insurance numbers issued to EU migrants.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a statement. The Government are today laying before Parliament and depositing in the Libraries of both Houses a White Paper on the BBC charter...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. As you know, on 28 April the Leader of the House, in response to the hon. Member for Brigg and Goole (Andrew Percy), made a defamatory statement about the...
Message to attend the Lords Commissioners delivered by the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod. The Speaker, with the House, went up to hear Her Majesty’s Commission; on their return, the...
I have to acquaint the House that the House has been to the House of Peers where a Commission under the Great Seal was read, authorising the Royal Assent to the following Acts: Driving...
I have further to acquaint the House that the Baroness Stowell of Beeston, one of the Lords Commissioners, delivered Her Majesty’s Most Gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament, in...
The Commission was also for proroguing this present Parliament, and the Baroness Stowell of Beeston said: “My Lords and Members of the House of Commons: By virtue of Her Majesty’s...
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