Tuesday, 29 March 2022
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to support households affected by the increase in energy prices in April 2022.
What plans he has to support the development of the renewable energy sector.
What steps his Department is taking to help ensure that the supply chains of businesses in the UK do not use forced labour of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, China.
What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on consumers of removing standing charges on energy bills.
What assessment he has made of the capacity of the UK’s nuclear power generation industry to strengthen energy security.
What steps he is taking to monitor the environmental performance of holders of existing Contracts for Difference in the context of new standards agreed at COP 26.
What steps he is taking to support investment in UK manufacturing.
What steps he is taking to support small businesses with rising costs.
What assessment he has made of the effect of trends in the level of investment in renewables on household energy bills.
What plans he has to support new energy transition projects in Scotland.
What assessment he has made of the potential role of synthetic fuels in achieving net zero targets.
Whether he was involved in the decision of the Oil and Gas Authority to change its name to the North Sea Transition Authority.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement about our mission to level up opportunities for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in England. Before I...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Ordered, That at this day’s sitting: (1) notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (1) (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), proceedings on the Motions...
Motions 3 and 4 will be debated together. Under the terms of the Business of the House (Today) order, the Questions on the motions will be put separately, no later than 90 minutes after the start...
Resolved, That the temporary provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020 should not yet expire.—(James Cartlidge.)
Before we commence the debate, I have to say something about orderly language. As the House knows, reflections on the conduct of Members of either House may only be made on a substantive motion;...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 18(1)), That the draft Legislative Reform (Renewal of National Radio Multiplex Licences) Order 2022, which was laid before this House...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 17 March, be approved.—(Rebecca Harris.)
Ordered, That Nicola Richards be discharged from the Education Committee and Angela Richardson be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Ordered, That Brendan Clarke-Smith be discharged from the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee and Darren Henry be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
My constituents call upon the Government to select Halton and Warrington for major investment to create two new first-class hospital campuses, one in Halton and one in Warrington. The current...
Capstone Valley and its surrounding areas, which sit between my constituency and that of my hon. Friend for Gillingham & Rainham (Rehman Chishti), is under constant threat of housing...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.) House adjourned.
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