Thursday, 14 July 2016
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment she has made of the potential contribution of deep geothermal as a source of renewable energy.
What steps her Department has taken to increase the use of British steel in energy infrastructure projects.
What her policy is on the proposals of the Competition and Markets Authority on increasing competition in the energy market.
What assessment she has made of the potential effect of the outcome of the EU referendum on the ability of the UK to meet its climate change commitments.
What assessment she has made of the potential policy implications for her Department of the UK leaving the EU.
What steps her Department is taking to reduce energy bills for (a) businesses and (b) households.
What progress her Department has made on working with the major energy suppliers on the smart meter roll-out to ensure maximum benefit to consumers.
What assessment she has made of recent trends in the rate of switching in the retail energy market.
What assessment she has made of the potential effect of the Government’s decision on the level of the fifth carbon budget on investment in the low-carbon economy.
What assessment she has made of the effect of the outcome of the EU referendum on investor confidence in the UK power sector.
What steps her Department is taking to ensure that energy consumers are on the best value energy tariffs.
What steps her Department is taking to ensure security of electricity supply in winter 2016-17 and in future years.
What steps she is taking to ensure that protected areas remain protected from the development of shale gas.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. It is a matter of record that, in recent weeks, there has been a significant escalation in misogynistic abuse and threats of violence, and those have been aimed...
[Relevant documents: First Report from the Defence Committee, Session 2015–16, on Flexible response? An SDSR checklist of potential threats and vulnerabilities, HC 493, and the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(George Hollingbery.)
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