Results 181–200 of 951 for speaker:Colin Challen

Orders of the Day: Energy from Renewable Resources (3 Jun 2008)

Colin Challen: The one Post-it note that I want to mention in this contribution, which will necessarily be very short, is attached to the memorandum of explanation from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and its reference to the fact that the EU has decided that if there is an international agreement on climate change, the target for reducing carbon emissions will rise from 20 per cent....

Orders of the Day: Energy from Renewable Resources (3 Jun 2008)

Colin Challen: On my hon. Friend's point about the UK being a favourable investment location, what is his response to the story in the press at the beginning of last month that outlined that Mr. Sambhi, Centrica's director of power, thought that there was a great deal of uncertainty about the future of offshore investment in the UK? Is the Minister familiar with that company's views and what is his response...

Business of the House (8 May 2008)

Colin Challen: May I drew my hon. Friend's attention to early-day motion 1357? [That this House believes that the creation of a new bank holiday is justified; further believes that such a bank holiday should be created to celebrate and commemorate the contribution of all members of Her Majesty's Armed Forces, past and present, in defending United Kingdom democracy and freedom; and considers that such a...

Orders of the Day: New Clause 4 — Tariffs for renewable energy (30 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: Will my hon. Friend give way?

Orders of the Day: New Clause 4 — Tariffs for renewable energy (30 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: I had nearly given up. I appreciate a great deal of what my hon. Friend the Minister says. There are lessons to be learned from Germany; one of them is that Germany is still proposing new coal-fired power stations without carbon capture and storage, so it is not all green on the other side of the street. My question is: if a group of people want to come together to set up some kind of...

Orders of the Day: New Clause 4 — Tariffs for renewable energy (30 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: I fully support new clause 4. I wonder whether my hon. Friend agrees that Germany has gone down that road not just because of climate change or for environmental reasons, but because it wanted a new industrial strategy for creating jobs, wealth and exports without breaching EU state aid rules. Has it not squared the circle?

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Coal Fired Power Stations: Environment Protection (22 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform if his Department will carry out a strategic environmental assessment of energy policy with regard to the environmental impact of new coal-fired power stations.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Ubs (22 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what assessment he has made of the effect on suitability of UBS AG to continue work for his Department on the financial and commercial aspects of new nuclear build of that Bank's announcement of its Chairman's resignation.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Carbon Emissions (21 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what estimate he has made of the contribution to the Government's target of reducing carbon dioxide emissions by between 26 per cent. and 32 per cent. by 2020 to be made by the development of new nuclear power stations.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Nuclear Power (21 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what sites other than existing nuclear sites are under consideration for the potential development of new nuclear power stations.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Nuclear Power (21 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what assessment he has made of the timescale for new nuclear power stations to produce more electricity than is currently produced by existing nuclear power stations.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Nuclear Power: Employment (21 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what estimate he has made of the number of new jobs which will be created in a programme of new build nuclear power stations by (a) 2010, (b) 2015, (c) 2020 and (d) 2025.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Nuclear Power: Uranium (21 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what estimate he has made of the future availability of uranium reserves; and how long they are expected to last according to (a) high and (b) low global growth scenarios for nuclear new build.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Carbon Emissions: International Cooperation (3 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps have been taken in pursuance of the statement of the UK/India summit on 21 January that long-term convergence of per capita emission rates is an important and equitable principle that should be seriously considered in the context of international climate change negotiations.

Written Answers — Defence: War Pensions (2 Apr 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many veterans of the Second World War are in receipt of a war pension.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Schools: Admissions (17 Mar 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which schools in the maintained schools category have been levying charges on applicants to the school in the last 12 months; and what the type and religious category is of each.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Coal Fired Power Stations (13 Mar 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform if he will commission a strategic environmental assessment of the policy framework for consenting to new coal-fired power stations to be (a) carried out and (b) published.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Coal Fired Power Stations: Carbon Emissions (13 Mar 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (1) what assessment has been made of the implications of new coal power plants for decarbonisation of other sectors of the economy; (2) what assessment he has made of likely implications of spending on the proposed new power plant at Kingsnorth on the market for renewable electricity.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Coal Fired Power Stations: Carbon Emissions (13 Mar 2008)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what assessment he has been made of the possible effect of new coal power plants on the Government's greenhouse gas emission reduction targets; and if he will make a statement.


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