Clause 42 — Duty not to exceed annual carbon dioxide emissions limit

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 7:00 pm on 3rd June 2013.

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  • Division number 14
    A majority of MPs voted not to exempt electricity generation plants using carbon capture and storage technology from annual carbon dioxide emissions limits during a commissioning and proving period of up to three years.

Amendment proposed: 179, page 42, line 35, at end insert—

‘( ) Section 42(1) is not to apply in relation to CCS plant until completion of the commissioning and proving period that shall last no longer than 3 years.’.—(Tom Greatrex.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 225, Noes 298.

Division number 14 Energy Bill- Clause 42 — Exemption from Carbon Dioxide Emission Limits During Commissioning of Electricity Generation Plants Using Carbon Capture and Storage

A majority of MPs voted not to exempt electricity generation plants using carbon capture and storage technology from annual carbon dioxide emissions limits during a commissioning and proving period of up to three years.

Aye: 225 MPs

No: 298 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 123 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.