Clause 10 — Direction to offer contract

Energy Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:45 pm on 4th June 2013.

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Votes in this debate

  • Division number 19
    A majority of MPs voted against allowing financial incentives for small-scale low-carbon generation of electricity to be paid to plants which were previously too big to be eligible.

Amendment proposed: 1, page 8, line 8, at end insert—

‘( ) Section 41(4)(a) of the Energy Act 2008 (“specified maximum capacity”) is amended as follows: “Specified maximum capacity” means the capacity specified by the Secretary of State by order, which must not be less than 10 megawatts.’.—(Luciana Berger.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 245, Noes 312.

Division number 19 Energy Bill — Clause 10 — Financial Incentives for Larger Small Scale Low Carbon Generation Plants

A majority of MPs voted against allowing financial incentives for small-scale low-carbon generation of electricity to be paid to plants which were previously too big to be eligible.

Aye: 245 MPs

No: 312 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 89 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.

Proceedings interrupted (Programme Order, 3 June).

The Deputy Speaker put forthwith the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that time (Standing Order No. 83E).