New Clause 10 — Emissions trading: United Kingdom carbon account

Energy Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 14th March 2016.

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  • Division number 218
    A majority of MPs voted to take account of carbon dioxide emissions traded via the European Union to Emissions Trading Scheme when calculating the state of the UK carbon account for periods from 2028.

“In section 27 (net UK carbon account) of the Climate Change Act 2008, after subsection (3) insert—

‘(3A) In respect of any period commencing after 31 December 2027, the regulations must not make provision for carbon units to be credited to or debited from the net United Kingdom carbon account on the basis of the number of carbon units surrendered by operators of installations in the United Kingdom pursuant to the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme.’”—(Lisa Nandy.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The House divided:

Ayes 229, Noes 275.

Division number 218 Energy Bill — New Clause 10 — United Kingdom Carbon Account — Consideration of Emissions Traded via European Union Emissions Trading Scheme

A majority of MPs voted to take account of carbon dioxide emissions traded via the European Union to Emissions Trading Scheme when calculating the state of the UK carbon account for periods from 2028.

Aye: 228 MPs

No: 275 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 142 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.