James Clappison

Former Conservative MP for Hertsmere

Climate Change

There have been votes in Parliament on targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and on increasing the proportion of electricity generated via renewable means as well as on the establishment of a UK Green Investment Bank, to invest in projects which, for example, reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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James Clappison generally voted for measures to prevent climate change

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about measures to prevent climate change:

  • On 4 Dec 2013: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Enabling Carbon Dioxide Emissions Limits to be Applied to Stations Which Fit Pollution Abatement Equipment Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 1 — Requirement to Set a Decarbonisation Target Range Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 10 — Financial Incentives for Larger Small Scale Low Carbon Generation Plants Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 3 Jun 2013: James Clappison 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. Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause 22 — UK Green Investment Bank — Duty to Support Climate Change Act Targets Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: James Clappison voted in favour of establishing a Green Investment Bank, strengthening copyright law relating to commercialised works, encouraging employment disputes to be settled outside of tribunals, and other business related reforms. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2012: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Bring Forward Date Landlords of Private Rented Homes Must Follow Domestic Energy Efficiency Regulations Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2009: James Clappison voted to call on the Government to sign up to the 10:10 campaign Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: James Clappison voted to give the Government powers to set greenhouse gas performance standards on power stations Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: James Clappison voted yes on Climate Change Bill — Report on the civil estate Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: James Clappison voted yes on Climate Change Bill — Third Reading (and other amendments) Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2008: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jun 2008: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Planning Bill — National Planning Policy Statement To Include Policies Which Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2008: James Clappison voted to require the Government to establish a renewable energy feed-in tariff Show vote
  • On 8 May 2007: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Nov 2004: James Clappison voted no on Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2000: James Clappison was absent for a vote on "Table — 20. Climate change levy Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2000: James Clappison was absent for a vote on Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill Show vote

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