New Clause 14 — International aviation and shipping emissions

Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 8:45 pm on 28th October 2008.

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'(1) The Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament a report including—

(a) a projection of the level of emissions he expects to arise from international aviation and shipping which are the result of UK economic activity,

(b) an explanation of the methodology used to make this emissions projection, and

(c) the way in which any carbon budgets have been adjusted to take account of such projections.

(2) When making the above projection, the Secretary of State shall have regard to international carbon reporting practice.

(3) The projection shall cover any year for which a carbon budget has been set, and may include any other years that the Secretary of State considers appropriate.'.— [Steve Webb.]

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Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill:—

The House divided: Ayes 62, Noes 280.

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