Lord Hain

Labour Peer

@peterhain

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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Lord Hain generally voted for measures to prevent climate change

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 4 Jun 2013: Lord Hain 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 14 Sep 2011: Lord Hain voted to require landlords of private rented homes to make their properties meet regulations on energy efficiency by January 2016 rather than April 2018 as initially proposed. Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2009: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Government to sign up to 10:10 climate change campaign — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Lord Hain voted against giving the Government power to set greenhouse gas performance standards on power stations Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Lord Hain voted no on Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Lord Hain voted yes on Climate Change Bill — Report on the civil estate Show vote
  • On 2 Jun 2008: Lord Hain 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: Lord Hain voted against forcing the Government to establish a renewable energy feed-in tariff Show vote
  • On 8 May 2007: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Nov 2004: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2000: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on "Table — 20. Climate change levy Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2000: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill Show vote

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