Results 1–20 of 3546 for speaker:Claire Perry

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: The Department has been working closely with the Home Office to develop a time-limited concession, outside of the Immigration Rules, requiring offshore wind construction and maintenance vessels in UK territorial waters to bring themselves into compliance with the rules on the employment of non-EEA crew on offshore wind construction and maintenance vessels in UK territorial waters.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: Our policy has always been to maximise the economic and employment benefits to the UK from our support for offshore wind.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electricity and Natural Gas: Regulation (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: As of December 2017 there were a total of 69 domestic energy supply companies registered by Ofgem. This included 7 supplying gas only, 5 supplying electricity only and 57 supplying both electricity and gas. A full list of licenced electricity suppliers can be found here: https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/list-all-e lectricity-licensees-registered-or-service-addresses A full...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Meters (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: The Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill is clear that Ofgem must take into account an efficient supplier’s ability to finance its activities. This would include the roll out of smart meters, which is a requirement of their supply licence.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Meters (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: The Domestic Gas & Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill places a duty on Ofgem to set a temporary price cap on standard variable and default tariffs. On 25th May 2018, Ofgem published a consultation, “Default Tariff Cap: Policy Consultation Overview” in which they propose a methodology for the treatment of smart metering costs under the tariff cap.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Meters (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) investigated the retail energy market and found there to be a number of concerns that there market was not competitive for a majority of consumers. Among CMA’s orders and remedies they set a restriction of the amount that could be charged to pre-payment meter customers by an order (the PPM cap). The CMA set the PPM cap after consultation...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric Vehicles (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: In National Grid’s 2017 Future Energy Scenarios, electric vehicles could potentially increase peak load on the electricity system by up to 10GW by 2040 under their highest impact scenario. National Grid say that this can be reduced to around 5GW by 2040 if the charging by electric vehicles is managed through smart charging. Therefore, the Government is taking powers as part of the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Meters (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: The rollout of smart meters is making good progress, with over 400,000 meters being installed every month and 11 million meters operating at the end of March 2018, helping consumers to save money and better understand their energy use. As of the end of May 2018, industry information showed there were just over 1,000 gas and electricity SMETS2 meters connected to the DCC system. Energy...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Meters (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: The installation cost estimates published in the 2016 Cost-Benefit Analysis were based on historic and projected costs provided by energy suppliers, and were expressed in 2011 prices. The latest cost estimates provided by energy suppliers are likely to only show costs to date, for an individual supplier, and be presented in current prices. They are therefore not directly comparable.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Boilers: Government Assistance (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: The Government does not currently operate a boiler scrappage scheme.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Tidal Lagoons Independent Review (14 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: A response to the Hendry Review into the strategic case for tidal lagoons will be published shortly.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Coal: Consumption (12 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: The Department draws on a variety of data sources, such as the International Energy Agency, to analyse global energy trends. According to the International Energy Agency, global coal demand rose by around 1% in 2017, but this followed declines in the previous two years. The increase in 2017 is also well below the average annual growth rate of the preceding decade which was 3.3% and global...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Coal: Exports (12 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: The sourcing of fuel for industrial purposes is a commercial matter for the businesses concerned. I have regular discussions with Ministers in other governments on a range of topics, including the production and use of coal, promoting the UK’s Industrial Strategy and maximising opportunities for UK firms after Brexit.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Ports (12 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: As I said at the Westminster Hall Debate on the UK oil and gas industry on 19 April, we will commission a UK-wide scoping study on an ultra-deep water port to support the decommissioning of offshore oil and gas assets. We will work closely with the Scottish Government which had already commissioned a UK-wide study to support its own commitment through its own Programme for Government. I have...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Meters (12 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: Smart meters are not compulsory for consumers. The rollout of smart meters is making good progress, with over 400,000 meters being installed every month and 11 million meters operating at the end of March 2018, helping consumers to save money and better understand their energy use.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs (12 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: We are considering options for low-carbon generation, currently eligible for the Feed-In Tariff, beyond 2019, and a consultation on the Feed-in Tariff scheme will be published in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Transport : Carbon Emissions (12 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: While the UK’s 2050 target and carbon budgets currently exclude emissions from international aviation and international shipping, the Committee on Climate Change has advised on planning for these emissions and their assumptions are incorporated into the Government’s 2050 pathways as set out in the Clean Growth Strategy. The Government is continuing to work to decarbonise the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Transport: Carbon Budgets (12 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: Greenhouse gas emissions for 2015, broken down by sector, are publicly available at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/final-uk-greenhouse -gas-emissions-national-statistics-1990-2016. Similarly, projections of greenhouse gas emissions, by sector, are available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/updated-energy-an d-emissions-projections-2017, including for the years 2020...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Economic Growth and Emissions (12 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: My hon Friends and the House will agree that we should be proud of the UK’s progress in cutting emissions while driving economic growth. Since 1990, we have reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by over 40% while growing the economy by over two thirds—the best performance per capita in the G7. And we will, as part of our modern industrial strategy, continue to exploit the...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Economic Growth and Emissions (12 Jun 2018)

Claire Perry: My hon. Friend rightly champions the incredible employer in his constituency. He knows that we are right to move towards eliminating internal combustion engines from our roads, but we must do it in a managed way and ensure that we preserve those jobs and particularly the investment in clean diesel during the transition to zero-emission vehicles. I know that there have been announcements today...


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