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New Clause 1

Part of Energy Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:00 am on 21st January 2010.

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Photo of Joan Ruddock Joan Ruddock Minister of State (Department of Energy and Climate Change) 10:00 am, 21st January 2010

The hon. Gentleman says that there is room for negotiation on the new clause, but he and his colleagues tabled it specifically to state that there should be no emissions. He knows, as I do, that the best technology that we anticipate would enable us to reduce emissions to 90 per cent. of what they would be if there was not carbon capture and storage.