New Clause 4

Energy Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:15 pm on 11 March 2008.

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Information on contributions towards environmental taxes

‘(1) The Secretary of State shall make regulations requiring energy utilities companies to specify the proportion of those consumers’ energy bills that contribute towards environmental taxes.

(2) In this section “environmental taxes” means—

(a) the Renewables Obligation Certificates,

(b) charges resulting from the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, and

(c) charges resulting from the Carbon Emissions Reduction Targets and future additional environmental charges.’.—[Charles Hendry.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

The Committee divided: Ayes 4, Noes 12.

Division number 6 Nimrod Review — Statement — New Clause 4

Aye: 4 MPs

No: 12 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.