Paul Goggins

Former Labour MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East

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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Paul Goggins voted a mixture of for and against 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.

Key votes about measures to prevent climate change:

  • On 4 Dec 2013: Paul Goggins voted to allow carbon dioxide emissions limits to be set in respect of existing stations which fit pollution abatement equipment. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Paul Goggins voted to require the setting of a target range for the amount of carbon dioxide (or other greenhouse gases) produced per unit of electricity generated. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Paul Goggins voted to allow financial incentives for small-scale low-carbon generation of electricity to be paid to plants which were previously too big to be eligible. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Paul Goggins was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 3 Jun 2013: Paul Goggins voted 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: Paul Goggins voted against reforming the energy market with regard to reducing carbon dioxide emissions, securing supply, affordability for consumers and increasing generation from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Paul Goggins 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: Paul Goggins voted against 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: Paul Goggins voted against 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 14 Sep 2011: Paul Goggins 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: Paul Goggins voted against calling on the Government to sign up to the goals of the 10:10 campaign Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Paul Goggins voted against giving the Government power to set greenhouse gas performance standards on power stations Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Paul Goggins voted no on Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Paul Goggins voted yes on Climate Change Bill — Report on the civil estate Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Paul Goggins voted yes on Climate Change Bill — Third Reading (and other amendments) Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2008: Paul Goggins was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jun 2008: Paul Goggins voted against requiring the National Policy Statement to contain policies which contribute to the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change. Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2008: Paul Goggins voted against forcing the Government to establish a renewable energy feed-in tariff Show vote
  • On 8 May 2007: Paul Goggins was absent for a vote on Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Nov 2004: Paul Goggins was absent for a vote on Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2000: Paul Goggins voted yes on "Table — 20. Climate change levy Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2000: Paul Goggins was absent for a vote on Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill Show vote

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