Derek Twigg

MP, Halton

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Halton Labour

Low Carbon Electricity Generation

There have been votes in Parliament relating to finanical incentives designed to encourage electricity generation via methods which involve low levels of carbon emissions. Matters voted on include subsidies for renewable energy generation and on limiting carbon dioxide emissions from power stations.

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Derek Twigg generally voted for financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods

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 financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods:

  • On 23 Nov 2011: Derek Twigg voted against cutting the subsidy for electricity generated via renewable or low-carbon methods on 12 December 2011 and against ensuring the future of the payments. Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Derek Twigg voted against proposed cuts to subsidies (feed-in-tariffs) for electricity produced from renewable or low-carbon techniques. Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Derek Twigg 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 4 Jun 2013: Derek Twigg 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: Derek Twigg voted to reform the energy market with regard to reducing carbon dioxide emissions, securing supply, affordability for consumers and increasing generation from renewable sources. Show vote

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